Dozens die in land­slides, floods

China Daily (USA) - - WORLD -

The death toll from dev­as­tat­ing floods and land­slides in In­done­sia has risen to 26, an of­fi­cial said on Thurs­day, with hopes fad­ing for 19 oth­ers still miss­ing. Aid has be­gun pour­ing into Garut in the west of In­done­sia’s main is­land of Java, where 23 peo­ple died and 18 re­main miss­ing af­ter tor­ren­tial rain and fast-ris­ing floods swept through the re­gion. Re­ced­ing flood­wa­ters re­vealed scenes of de­struc­tion, with houses re­duced to rub­ble and up­turned cars and de­bris strewn­through­out muddy streets.

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