12 killed in Indonesia landslides

Jakarta, Feb 10 (IANS) At least 12 persons died and five were injured as landslides hit Indonesia’s resort Island of Bali on Friday.

Two landslides took place in Awan and Sukawana villages in Bangli district, Xinhua news agency quoted the national disaster agency as saying.

All the bodies have been recovered and the wounded were rushed to a hospital.

The disaster agency warned people over more possible landslides, floods and whirlwinds as heavy rains are forecast to continue till Saturday.

Indonesia is frequently hit by landslide and flood during heavy rains.

–IANS

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