JAKARTA, Indonesia | Indonesia landslide leaves 15 dead; 20 still missing

1Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Rescuers recovered six more bodies buried under tons of mud from a landslide that crashed onto a hilly village on Indonesia’s main island of Java, bringing the death toll to 15, officials said Tuesday.

The landslide that plunged down surrounding hills just before sunset Monday buried 30 houses in Sirnaresmi village in West Java’s Sukabumi district. Sixty people who lost their homes were forced to move to a temporary shelter, said National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho.

Continue reading JAKARTA, Indonesia | Indonesia landslide leaves 15 dead; 20 still missing at STL.News.

Source link