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Landslide engulfs children in central Indonesia, killing 1

AP  |  Jakarta 

A engulfed children playing near a cliff in central Indonesia, killing one and injuring several, the country's disaster agency said Friday.

posted a that showed frantic villagers pulling a limp child out of sodden earth on Thursday afternoon.

He said that three children out of a group of six were injured and two were safe.

They were playing by rail tracks in a hilly area when the suddenly hit in Java's district, about 100 kilometers (60 miles) south of the capital,

Deadly landslides and floods occur regularly during seasonal rains in

A in on the main island of earlier this month killed 32 people.

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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 09:20 IST