Landslide Killed Five People in Sumatera of Indonesia
March 17, 2008, 1:06 pm
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 A landslide triggered by days of heavy rains killed four people at Jorong Asam Jao village in West Sumatra province on Thursday night.

Rescue workers with the help of local people were continuing their search for other victims, Edi Susanto, head of the information and communication office of the Tanah Datar district administration, told ANTARA by phone on Thursday night.

The dead were identified as Yernawati (26), Tika (7), Hidrayati (5), and Ainel Mardia (1) while the missing victim was Irwan (3). They were all of the same family.

Putra, the father, was not at home when the landslide occurred.(*)


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