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Two killed, 3,000 displaced in Indonesian floods

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  14 March 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Jakarta, March 13: At least two people were killed, three went missing and around 3,000 forced to flee their homes as floods hit Indonesia’s Java province, official said on Sunday. The floods occurred on Saturday as heavy rain caused waters of the Citarum river in Bandung district to overflow and submerge large areas in the district, Xinhua quoted an official of disaster agency as saying. The flood waters affected over 24,000 people in the district, said the official. Emergency relief operation was being conducted by soldiers, police, disaster agency officials and volunteers to help flood-affected people, the official said. (IANS)

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