Landslide in Indonesia on April 09 2017 01:57 PM (UTC).
Five people were buried as a landslide took place in Nganjuk district of East Java province in Indonesia on Sunday, an official of the disaster agency said. The landslide occurred at 14:00 p.m. Jakarta time in Kepel village when all the victims were having activities at rice fields and plantations located at the slope of a hill, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman of the national disaster agency told Xinhua via phone. Heavy downpours happened in the affected area a day before the disaster, he added. Search and rescue operation for the five persons has been underway, Sutopo disclosed.