JAKARTA, Indonesia | Rain sets off Indonesia landslide, killing 9 with 34 missing

JAKARTA, Indonesia | Rain sets off Indonesia landslide, killing 9 with 34 missing

JAKARTA, Indonesia— Soldiers, police and residents fanned out across a damaged Indonesian village Tuesday, searching in the mud for possible victims of a landslide caused by torrential rain that killed at least nine people and left 34 others missing.

Tons of mud that rolled from the surrounding hills late Monday buried 30 houses in Sirnaresmi village of West Java‘s Sukabumi district. Sixty people who were displaced have fled to a temporary shelter, said Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman.

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