Landslide hits Indonesian village | News | Al Jazeera

Landslide hits Indonesian village

At least five die and another 10 are missing in tragedy following torrential rains.

    Residents are helping in the
    search for survivors

     

    Residents were helping in the search for survivors, most digging with their bare hands or using farm tools.

    Floods and landslides are common during the rainy season in Indonesia.

    The rain showed no sign of letting up on Friday, prompting authorities to relocate more than 300 residents to nearby schools and government buildings.

     

    SOURCE: Agencies


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