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Indonesian Rescue Workers Retrieve Bodies of Flood Victims in Papua

Credit: Storyful Studio
Published on March 18, 2019 - Duration: 00:41s

Indonesian Rescue Workers Retrieve Bodies of Flood Victims in Papua

Flash floods and mudslides in Sentani, in Indonesia’s Papua province, caused dozens of deaths and forced thousands from their homes on Saturday, March 16, leaving the Jayapura district in a state of emergency.According to Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, the spokesman of Indonesia’s National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB), the death toll reached 50 by Sunday morning, and the number is likely to rise.

Credit: Basarnas (National Search and Rescue Agency) via Storyful

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