6 Killed in Flooding, Landslide Hits Indonesia Again Killing 6

Deadly landslides and floods are a frequent occurrence during seasonal rains in Indonesia.

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An Indonesian official says torrential rains that caused flooding and a landslide killed 6 people and displaced hundreds in the western district of Gowa.

The chief of Gowa district in South Sumatra said on Wednesday, 23 January 2019 that the dead included two infants who drowned and a man who was electrocuted.

Adnan Purichta Ichsann said rescuers are still evacuating residents to shelters at government office and mosques after the floods that happened late Tuesday, 22 January 2019.

Deadly landslides and floods are a frequent occurrence during seasonal rains in Indonesia.

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