Indonesia Landslide Kills 8 People; 100 Missing

December 13, 2014 4:00 AM

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Torrential rains set off a mudslide down the hills into a village in central Indonesia, killing eight people and leaving more than 100 missing, officials said Saturday.

About 105 houses were swept away by the landslide late Friday in Jemblung village in Banjarnegara district of Central Java province, said Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesman for the National Disaster Mitigation Agency.

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