25 Aug 2015

Landslide buries 8 in Papua region.

10:07 am on 25 August 2015

A landslide triggered by heavy rain has buried eight people in Papua.

The landslide happened in Apalapsili, in the regency of Yalimo on Sunday night.

Antara News reports the police as saying so far only three of the victims identities are known.

A rescue team had been sent to Apalapsili but they could not reach the location, as they were hampered by landslides and heavy rain.