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Landslides in Indonesia's Bali kill 6

03-14-2012 14:24 BJT

JAKARTA, March 14 (Xinhua) -- Landslides in Bali of Indonesia have killed 6 people and damaged bridges and houses, officials said on Wednesday.

Heavy rains were blamed for the falling down of soils at two locations in Kintamani sub-district of Bangla district on Tuesday evening, spokesman of the Search and Rescue office in Bali Amta Rama said.

"Rescuers have found four bodies and are searching for 2 others being buried along with their houses," he told Xinhua by phone from Bali.

The natural disaster also damaged eight houses and four bridges, an official at the disaster and mitigation management agency in Jakarta told Xinhua.

Indonesia has been frequently hit by floods and landslides during the wet season usually from December to April.

Editor:Wang Lingfei |Source: Xinhua

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