Flood kills one person in Sigi, C Sulawesi

Palu, C Sulawesi (ANTARA News) - A flash flood killed one person in Sintuwu Village, Palolo Sub-district, Sigi District, Central Sulawesi Province, on Tuesday.

The flooding destroyed one home and seriously damaged four others, Torki Ibrahim Tura, local legislator, said here, Wednesday.

Tura, Sigi Ditrict Head Irwan Lapata and several others local legislators intended to visit the flood-affected village, but failed because flooding and landslides cut off the road to the village.

The local authorities sent relief aid for flood victims, and deployed heavy equipment to clear landslide that isolated the village.(*)

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