Nine missing, four killed by landslide in Pangalengan

Bandung (ANTARA News) - Nine villagers are missing and four killed by a landslide that hit Margamukti village, Pangalengan sub-district, Bandung District, West Java Province.

The bodies belonged to Iran, 55, Dating, 60, Pardi, 70, and Naela, 1.5, said Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman of the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB), here, Wednesday.

Nine people are still missing, and 123 others are forced to take refuge in safer places.

The landslide buried eight houses and cut a gas pipe line.(*)