On Saturday, March 28, a hill in Tegal Panjang, in the Sukabumi area of West Java, collapsed. The landslide buried 11 houses, causing 300 people to flee for their lives. The landslide also buried the road that goes through the village. Soldiers, volunteers, and policemen searched for missing people under the debris. They found 6 bodies, and as of Sunday were still searching for 4 more bodies.
Heavy rains caused the landslide. Landslides are fairly common in Indonesia, especially during the rainy season.
Pray for the families that have lost their homes, and pray for those leading relief efforts.
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