15 Killed In Indonesia Landslide

INDONESIA

At least 15 persons were killed in the landslide which has hit Indonesia`s Java province, authorities said. According to a government official, around 20 persons are still missing in the Monday landslide which hit Sukabumi district, burying more than 30 houses.

Rescuers are trying to recover the victims, however, they face a threat of another landslide, spokesman of the National Disaster Management Agency.

The loose soil texture and unstable earth conditions have endangered the rescuers, particularly when it rains,” he said.