Death toll in Garut flash flood rises to 23

The death toll due to flash flood in Garut District, West Java rose to 23 with 12 missing on Wednesday night, police has said.

“The 23 victims have been identified in Guntur Garut Army hospital until 08.00 p.m. local time,” public relations officer of the West Java regional police Yusri Yunus said here.

Apart from the dead victims, four persons suffered serious injuries, and 27 slightly injured, Yunus stated.

The flash flood caused by overflowing of Cimanuk River submerged the residential areas, caused people injured and washed away.

Source: Antara News