On the Indonesian island of Sumatra in the province Agam almost two landslides occurred simultaneously. One of them took the lives of 16 people, while another 9 were on the list of missing persons, five of the islanders discovered injury. Under the multi-ton layer of mud buried 15 houses. Victims could hardly avoid it, because the landslide occurred early in the morning, and all the dead were asleep.
Rescue squads continue to scour the neighborhood, hoping to catch the missing people alive. For security purposes, two villages near the site of the landslide toe, were evacuated. The number of transported was 1523 family. Now, on the site of the tragedy would be prohibited from any building, especially the construction of the huts.
Another landslide occurred in a newly built gas-producing coal mine near the town of Jambi, was also caused by showers and irregularities in the underground works. It killed four workers and injured five. Since the landslide, storm flows destroyed a village bridge, 20 families have been cut off from the other settlements of the district. Fortunately, the second landslide nobody died.
In 2013, the Indonesian landslides had cause displacement of hundreds of people from areas of East Manggaray, East Nusa Tenggara and Bogor and took the lives of a dozen people.