West Java landslide kills 1, buries 9 others

West Java landslide kills 1, buries 9 others

A landslide killed a teenager, left nine others missing and destroyed six houses in Cireungas subdistrict in Sukabumi, West Java, at around 11 p.m. on Saturday.

Cireungas subdistrict head Bandan said on Sunday that the victim was identified as Maya, 13, a resident of Cimerak hamlet.

"The [search and rescue] team is still looking for nine people who are still missing," he said as quoted by Antara news agency.

The landslide was triggered by incessant heavy rains on Saturday.

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