People use a heavy equipment to remove debris after flash floods hit the Saladi village in Mandailing Natal, North Sumatra. Photo: AFP

Dozens dead, mostly children, in Indonesia following flash floods and landslides

Seasonal downpours cause frequent landslides and floods each year in Indonesia, a chain of 17,000 islands where millions of people live in mountainous areas or near fertile flood plains

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People use a heavy equipment to remove debris after flash floods hit the Saladi village in Mandailing Natal, North Sumatra. Photo: AFP
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