Landslide kills 15 on Indonesia's Sumatra

At least 15 people were killed and four others missing after landslides hit a popular waterfall site in Indonesia's North Sumatra province, an official said Monday.

Most of the victims were university students who were visiting a waterfall in Sibolangit when the landslide hit Sunday following heavy rain, said Sutopo Nugroho, spokesman for the National Disaster Management Agency.

He said the four missing were believed to buried under mud. 

Landslides and flooding are common in Indonesia during the rainy season.  

Last update: Mon, 16/05/2016 - 14:19

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