At least 42 dead in floods in Indonesia's Papua - official

By REUTERS
March 17, 2019 02:47
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JAKARTA - Flash floods in Indonesia's easternmost province Papua have killed at least 42 people and left 21 badly injured, a local disaster agency official told Reuters on Sunday.

The Sentani area near the provincial capital Jayapura has been hit by torrential rain since Saturday which triggered the floods, said the official, Cory Simbolon.

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