One Dead in Bandung Flooding

Octavianus Dwi Sutrisno    •    24 Oktober 2016 19:44 WIB
One Dead in Bandung Flooding
Heavy rains triggered flooding in Bandung, West Java (Photo: BNPB), Bandung: One man has died in the flooding that hit Bandung, West Java this afternoon.

West Java Police spokesman Sr. Comr. Yusri Yunus said a man named Ade Sudrajat (30) was killed after he was swept away in the flooding.

"He was swept away into a water channel," said Yusri at his office in Bandung on Monday (10/24).

Separately, National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho stated heavy rains triggered flooding in Pasteur, Pagarsih, Solokan Jeruk and Sukajadi districts.

Sutopo mentioned that flood waters started to recede in the evening.