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60 dead in landslides, flash floods in Indonesia’s capital

Landslides and floods triggered by torrential downpours have left at least 60 people dead in and around Indonesia’s capital, as rescuers struggled to search for people apparently buried under tons of mud, officials said Saturday.

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A man cleans up the clay after floods hit a residential area in Bintaro, Jakarta, Indonesia, January 3 2020 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. Antara Foto/Hafidz Mubarak/ via Reuters
Indonesia capital floods leave 43 dead and 397,000 displaced

Monsoon rains and rising rivers submerged at least 182 neighborhoods in greater Jakarta and caused landslides in the Bogor and Depok districts on the city's outskirts as well as in neighboring Lebak, which buried a dozen people.

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