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.

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Landslide in Indonesia kills 10

January 18, 2008

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

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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 »