By Xinhua, Jakarta : Five people were killed in a landslide in Mamuju regency of West Sulawesi province of eastern Indonesia Tuesday, an official of the regency administration said.
“It was certain that five people were buried and dead,” Sarman, a senior official said.
One of the bodies of the five has been found, but the others are still missing, Sarman said.
The rain has also triggered flood and inundated rice field, and cocoa plantations, said the official. Indonesia has been frequently hit by landslides, which have claimed hundreds of lives.