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Indonesia flood death toll climbs to 107


21 March 2019  

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JAKARTA: The death toll in floods of Papua Province of Indonesia has reached 107, media reports said on Thursday.

The number of casualties may go even higher as a large number of people are still missing, Indonesian officials say.

According to them a total of 93 people are still missing and a search and rescue operation is underway.

They went missing in the floods and landslides that occurred in Jayapura district of Papua Province since last Saturday.

Officials said they have evacuated over 7,000 flood-affected victims to safer areas. Over 350 buildings, three bridges, eight schools, eight religious sites, infrastructures including roads were damaged in the floods and landslides.

(Agencies)

 

Publish Date : 21 March 2019 13:51 PM

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