15 dead as landslides, floods hit Indonesia's South Sulawesi province

Srinagar, May 4 (KNS): At least 15 people died after heavy rains in Indonesia's South Sulawesi province triggered landslides and floods, reports said on Saturday.

Reports said that dozens of homes were swept away and roads damaged after the landslides

Indonesia is prone to landslides during the rainy season, which began in January, with the problem aggravated in some areas by deforestation, and prolonged downpours.Click Here To Follow Our WhatsApp Channel

They said that landslides struck Luwu regency in South Sulawesi on Friday.

"A total of 14 residents died due to floods and landslides in Luwu regency. In another area of South Sulawesi, at least one person died and two others were injured," the reports said. (KNS) 

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