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3 killed, 10 missing in Indonesia landslide – official

10:49 AM June 19, 2012

Jakarta – Three people were killed and 10 missing on Tuesday after they were buried in a landslide caused by heavy rain in eastern Indonesia, a rescue official said.

“Heavy rains in Ambon city, Maluku province, triggered a landslide early this morning,” Ambon city search-and-rescue chief Brory Tjokro told AFP.

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“Three people were killed and two were rescued safely. Ten people are still missing and rescuers are still looking for them.”

Two houses were destroyed, Tjokro said.

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