Flash floods kill 15 in Indonesia, dozens missing


A general view shows vehicles swept away by flash floods next to houses in Radda village in North Luwu regency, South Sulawesi on July 14, 2020, after three rivers overflowed due to torrential rains. - AFP

MAKASSAR, Indonesia (AFP): At least 15 people were killed and dozens missing after flash floods left hundreds of houses buried in mud on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, authorities said Tuesday (July 14).

A search and rescue operation was underway to find missing people feared swept away by floods and mud after three rivers in North Luwu regency overflowed due to torrential rains, the island's disaster mitigation agency said.

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