Floods, Landslide Kill 21
At least 21 people have been killed in floods and a landslide triggered by heavy rains across the country, an official said on Sunday.
A landslide on Buru island in eastern Maluku province occurred on Friday after heavy rains in a hilly area, Disaster Management Agency spokesman Priyadi Kardono said.
“We’ve pulled out 18 bodies from the landslide and rescued seven others who were injured,” he said.
Elsewhere, three people drowned and three went missing after days of continuous rain in South Kalimantan province caused a river there to overflow, he added.
More than 3,000 families were affected by the floods, local media reported.Filed under: Arts & Entertainment