Landslide in Bogor claims one life

Landslide in Bogor claims one life

A landslide affected the Kedung Badak Sentral area in Bogor City, West Java, on Wednesday, destroying two houses and killing one person. (ANTARA/Bogor City's BPBD)

The sliding cliff was around 15 meters wide and 10 ,meters high and comprised red clay
Bogor, W Java (ANTARA) - A landslide, triggered by torrential rains, killed a 30-year-old woman in Kedung Badak, Bogor City, West Java, on Wednesday morning.

"The victim died due to landslide and her body has been taken to the Islamic Hospital in Kedung Badak, Bogor City," Head of the Bogor City Disaster Mitigation Office Rr Juaniarti Estiningsih remarked.

The landslide also affected two houses located under a cliff in Kedung Badak at around 7 a.m. local time on Wednesday following torrential rains that began on Tuesday afternoon.

One of the houses belonged to Kusmiyati, who was found buried under the rubble of the landslide.

"The sliding cliff was around 15 meters wide and 10 meters high and comprised red clay," she added.

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