Jakarta, January 10 Budiman, head of the disaster relief agency in West Java Province, Indonesia, told Xinhua News Agency on the 10th that a landslide occurred in Shuangmudan County, the province, on the evening of the 9th, which has killed 11 people, injured 17 people, and is believed to have been buried.
On January 10, in Shuangmudan District, West Java Province, Indonesia, rescuers transferred the body of a person who was killed in a landslide accident.
Local media reported that rescue work was currently in intensive progress, but the rescue progress was slow due to the lack of large machinery.
West Java Province was hit by heavy rainfall on the 9th, affecting many places.
Jadi, spokesman of Indonesia’s National Disaster Relief Agency, told the media that landslides were caused by heavy rainfall and unstable geological conditions.
Most of Indonesia has a tropical rainforest climate.
At present, it is the rainy season, and flash floods, landslides and floods are frequent.