Two Killed In Another Landslide In Western Indonesia

A landslide, triggered by heavy rain, damaged a worship centre and killed two people, in the Indonesian province of West Sumatra yesterday, a local official said.

The disaster took place at around 6.00 a.m. local time, in Agam Regency of the western province. Bambang Warsito, head of the regency’s disaster mitigation agency, told local media that, the two victims were inside the worship building hit by the landslide.

He said, the landslide in the area was caused by torrential rains since Friday.

Disasters like floods and landslides often occur in Indonesia during the rainy season.

Source: Nam News Network