18 Jan 2019

Search for missing flood victims in Papua

4:25 pm on 18 January 2019

A search is underway in Papua's highlands for three people, including a baby, who are missing after a flash flood.

Heavy rain in Tolikara regency triggered the flood on Monday night.

Antara News reported a police spokesperson saying a search and rescue team turned up nothing on Tuesday.

Search operations continue, while police are also distributing aid to villagers.