Flash floods kill seven students in Indonesia

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Jakarta, May 16 (IANS) At least seven students were killed and 14 others injured as flash floods struck a tourist resort in Indonesia’s North Sumatra province, an official said on Monday.

The disaster occurred on Sunday afternoon when 21 students were visiting a waterfall in Durin Sirugun village, the official told Xinhua news agency.

“Suddenly flash floods hit the location and swept away all of them,” the official said. “Seven bodies have been recovered and the search is on for rest of the bodies.”



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