3 killed, 10 missing in Indonesia landslide – official
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.
“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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