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2 killed in Indonesia floods

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Jakarta, April 13: At least two people were killed as floods hit Indonesia’s Aceh province, officials confirmed on Thursday.

Heavy rains triggered the floods in the districts of cspokesman of national disaster agency told Xinhua news agency.

Search for one missing person is underway while three other villagers who were swept away by the current were rescued, Sutopo said.

Strong current carrying woods and other materials damaged 298 houses, forcing scores of people to flee home and take shelters at mosques and other safer grounds.

Soldiers, personnel of disaster agency and volunteers have undertaken emergency relief efforts, including providing food and medicine for the affected-people.

IANS

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