Four cars and 14 motorcycles found in Banjarnegara landslides

Banjarnegara, C Java (ANTARA News) - Rescue workers have found four cars and 14 motorcycles from under piles of earth in the wake of landslide that killed at least 64 people with more than 40 missing feared dead in Banjarnegara, Central Java.

The landslides hit the village of Jemblung following heavy rain burying almost the whole village on Friday afternoon.

The Banjarnegara police said police will identify the motor vehicles in order to find the owners.

Banjarnegara police chief Adj Sr Comr Wika Hardianto said some of the vehicles just happened to pass there when the landslides occurred hitting them.

One of the motorcycles had been ascertained belonging to a bank security man in Banjarnegara ride in the road with his girl friend.

The number of dead and missing people could not yet be ascertain. The number of 106 given so far was only of the villagers not including those victims buried in the road with their vehicles.

On Saturday , the rescuers found a Suzuki carry van buried under piles of earth with five people inside .

"They were not people of Jemblung," Wika said.(*)