Bodies were recovered in two areas of the mountainous Cianjur district where landslides triggered by Monday’s 5.6-magnitude earthquake brought waves of mud, rocks and broken trees, rescue officials say.
Calls for help come as authorities warn rubble from landslides in West Java needed to be cleared ahead of heavy rains forecast in the coming weeks, threatening a second disaster.
Rescue efforts in the main island of Java turn to the missing and any survivors still under debris following a 5.6-magnitude quake that has killed at least 252 people.
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