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Four missing in flash floods in Aceh

21st August 2012 | 1.188 Views
Banda Aceh (ANTARA News) - Two people were found dead and four others were missing after flash foods hit the sub-district of Leuser, Southeast Aceh Saturday night.

A number of villages in the border areas with North Sumatra were inundated by the flood waters , head of the Southeast Aceh Search and Rescue agency Juanda said on Monday.

A rescue team was still searching for the missing people , Juanda said.

He said a number of villages had been isolated as the floods had destroyed infrastructure including bridges.

The military helped clear the roads from rocks and sands left by the floods.

A number of houses were also destroyed or damaged, Juanda said. (ASG/YH)