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December 13, 2017
At least 11 dead as floods and landslide hit Indonesia
Jakarta (AFP) Nov 28, 2017
At least 11 people have died in severe floods and landslides in the east of Indonesia's main island of Java, an official said Tuesday. A landslide killed nine people at Pacitan in East Java province and two people died in floods triggered by heavy rain in the same area. Thousands of homes were flooded and 4,000 people forced to evacuate them, said a spokesman for the national disaster mitigation agency. The extreme weather will continue to hit the Indonesian islands of Java and Bali, the ... read more

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