Landslides Killed Seven People in Brebes
February 6, 2008, 6:42 am
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Brebes (ANTARA News) – Four bodies of the victims in a landslide which hit Sindangwangi on Tuesday (Feb. 5), were evacuated and immediately buried at a local cemetery on Wednesday.

The four bodies were cleaned up and brought to a nearby mosque for a special prayer fbefore being taken to the cemetery, Mayang Sri Herbimo, a spokesman of the Brebes district administration, said.

A joint search and rescue team consisting of local residents and security personnel continued to look for three missing persons buried by the landslide.

The local administration provided relief aid consisting of food and medicines to the disaster`s victims.

The landslide, which had been triggered by incessant downpours over the last few days, killed seven residents and destroyed two bridges in the village.


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