Three Killed In South Lampung Flood

Three Killed In South Lampung Flood
Three Killed In South Lampung Flood.
Jakarta - Three people have been killed and one person has been reported missing following the recent flood in South Lampung district, Lampung province, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) has reported.

"The flood, which occurred following heavy rains of medium to high intensity, has affected the four sub-districts of Sidamulya, Kitabung, Candipulo, and Kalianda," acting chief of BNPB's disaster data, information and communication center, Abdul Muhari, said in a written statement received in Jakarta on Saturday.

The death toll from the flood has so far risen to three, while one person has been reported missing, he informed.

The flood has inundated 697 houses, caused serious damage to two homes, moderate damage to two houses, damaged a place of worship, and destroyed 2 bridges.

The flood has forced 200 residents to seek refuge elsewhere, Muhari said.

A joint team from West Lampung District Disaster Mitigation Board (BPBD), the Indonesian military, and the police is making efforts to rescue the victims. 

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