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Thousands Displaced, 27 Dead In Indonesian Floods

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January 18, 2014 AT 2:41 PM
Floods have caused havoc in Indonesia, with a total of 27 people being dead and thousands left displaced in different regions of the country. Officials said Saturday, widespread flooding in the capital city of Jakarta have left seven killed and about 11,000 displaced, adding more floods were expected as heavy downpours were forecast within next two days. Floods caused by torrential rains have forced some residents in Jakarta to flee their homes and take shelters in government buildings, schools and makeshift tents.