Search continues for four missing in deadly Papua landslide

January 18, 2008

Radio New Zealand International

Posted at 05:59 on 17 January, 2008 UTC

Four people remain missing following a landslide in the provincial capital of Indonesia’s Papua on Tuesday which left at least eleven people dead.

The Jakarta Post reports that five people were rescued from the landslide at a Jayapura housing compound and are being treated in hospital with reported serious injuries.

Four further people are believed to be missing and rescue workers are continuing their search today.

Landslide in Indonesia kills 10

January 18, 2008

BBC News, Tuesday, 15 January 2008, 16:18 GMT


A landslide in the Indonesian province of Papua has killed at least 10 people, including a six-month-old baby, local officials say. Heavy rain triggered a landslip that engulfed a hospital housing complex in the regional capital, Jayapura. Read the rest of this entry »