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One killed in Indonesia's West Java landslides

Jakarta, Feb 29 (UNI) One person was killed and hundreds of others had to flee home due to landslides that occurred on Thursday morning in West Java Province of Indonesia.
"It had been raining for a few days before the landslides," said Hadi Rahmat Hardjasasmita, spokesperson for West Java Regional Disaster Management Agency.
The deceased, a 55-year-old resident, was found in Purwakarta Regency of the province, buried by a landslide.
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