22 killed after landslides on Indonesia isle
FLASH floods and landslides triggered by torrential rain have killed at least 22 people on the Indonesian island of Sumatra.
The majority of those were children at a school, officials have said.
The natural disaster struck the Mandailing Natal district in North Sumatra province and smashed an Islamic school in Muara Saladi village.
It’s believed 21 children were swept away during the incident on Friday afternoon.
Rescuers are still searching for 10 children, according to The National Disaster Mitigation Agency’s spokesman, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho.