“A search and rescue team is intensifying its efforts today to find the missing persons”, spokesperson for the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said on 6 January, as quoted by the newspaper Jakarta Post.
Bodies have been recovered from the landslide in the village of Sirnaresmi, three others sustained injuries, while two people are still missing.
Indonesia landslide death toll reaches 32 pic.twitter.com/7YOqWGUqI2— CYFY (@patilakash719) 7 января 2019 г.
Last week, BNPB reported that there were 15 victims and 20 people missing.
The landslides hit Java at 5 pm local time (10:00 GMT) on 31 December. According to BNPB, they were caused by heavy rains.