TOLL OF INDONESIA’S LANDSLIDES RISES TO 38, 1 MISSING

JAKARTA, Indonesian search and rescue office has put the death toll of the landslides striking western parts days ago at 38 with another villager missing, rescuers said on Sunday.

The rescuers have been attempting to find the last victim believed to be buried under soil which slid when the disaster struck a total of 29 houses in Sinaresmi village of Sukabumi district in West Java province, head of communication for media of the national search and rescue office Yusuf Latief told Xinhua via phone.

“A total of 37 corpses have been retrieved and one victim was died in hospital. Search for the missing person continues today (Sunday) as the weather is clear,” he said.

Source: NAM News Network