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Natural disasters

Landslide kills at least 11 in Indonesia's remote Natuna region

About 50 people are missing, with local communications severed, officials say

Rescuers search for victims at the site of a landslide on Indonesia's Serasan Island.   © AP

JAKARTA (Reuters) -- At least 11 people have died in the Indonesian region of Natuna on Monday after a landslide buried houses amid heavy rainfall, the country's disaster mitigation agency said.

Abdul Muhari, a disaster official, told news channel Kompas TV that 11 people had died and 50 are estimated to be missing.

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