Indonesian Quran reciter Ja’afar Abdulrahman collapsed while reciting verses of the Qur’an during a national ceremony attended by Indonesian Social Affairs Minister broadcast live on Tuesday.

Circulating video footage online shows Ja’afar Abdulrahman gradually tilting to his left, while his losing his voice and could not complete the recitation.

It was not immediately known what causes his death, which is suspected to be a fatal cardiac arrest.

The incident happened at the house of Indonesian Social Affairs Minister in Surabaya.