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11 people feared dead in Indonesia landslide

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In Indonesia, at least 11 people are feared dead after a landslide triggered by heavy rain in East Java province. The landslide struck Banaran village in Ponorogo district today, damaging 30 homes.

The national disaster agency said, security forces and emergency teams are clearing the mud to look for victims. Residents are being evacuated.

Today’s landslide hit as people were harvesting ginger at the foot of a hill. Officials said, floods and landslides triggered by heavy seasonal rains are common in Indonesia.

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