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Landslide, floods kill 10 in Indonesia

Landslide and floods in Manado in central Indonesia on Sunday killed 10 people, officials said.



Jakarta: Landslide and floods in Manado in central Indonesia on Sunday killed 10 people, officials said here.

Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, the spokesman of national disaster management and mitigation agency, said the disaster had forced about 1,200 people taking shelters, reports Xinhua.

Heavy rains starting after midnight had triggered floods and landslides on Sunday, he said.

Indonesia has been frequently hit by floods and landslide during heavy rains.

IANS

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