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A floor collapsed at the stock exchange building in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday resulting in evacuations and injuries. Here, Indonesian employees of the Jakarta Stock Exchange take a break prior to close in Jakarta, July. 112003. Bay Ismoyo/AFP/Getty Images

UPDATE: 3:28 a.m. EST — According to a tweet by Adam Harvey, an ABC News correspondent, 72 people were confirmed to have been injured by the Jakarta police authorities.

Harvey reported in another post that students who came from Sumatra to visit the building were also among the injured.

Original story:

A floor collapsed in a stock market building in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta on Monday.

According to a report by SBS News, the cause of the incident is still unknown. Police authorities blocked the front gate of the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) in South Jakarta to ease the evacuation. Only police officers were permitted to enter the premises, Okezone News reported. The incident took place in Tower 2, BEI hallway inside the stock exchange building.

Two fire trucks along with numerous ambulances from the Jakarta Health Office were at the scene. The injured people previously kept in the courtyard area of the building were transferred to ambulances immediately. They were taken to the Siloam Semanggi Hospital in South Jakarta.

According to a spokeswoman of Siloam Hospital in Jakarta, the hospital received 28 victims, ABC News reported.However, The Jakarta Police did not confirm if there were any casualties. According to the police, they were working to get more information.

Police chief of Kebayoran Baru, Syamsurizal, said police authorities immediately responded to the situation.

According to Frederica Widyasari, president director at the Indonesia Central Securities Depository situated inside the stock exhange building, the situation was still unclear and the employees working at the stock exchange building were being accounted for, Bloomberg reported.

According to spokesman Rheza Andhika, the floor gave way to the ground level and stated the incident wasn’t caused by an explosion.

People were evacuated from the area after the incident. A footage aired by Metro TV displayed numerous people lying on the ground near the entrance of the building.

According to a tweet posted on the official Twitter page of IDX, the trading session schedule will not be altered and the IDX trading session II will function normally.

Head of Public Relations Division of Police Headquarters, Setyo Wasisto, confirmed that the floor collapse did not take place due to explosives. Wasisto also said that the structure that fell down was a mezzanine floor.