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More than 40 dead in Indonesia floods

More than 40 people were killed and dozens are missing as floods hit Indonesia's eastern province Papua, media reported.

Cory Simbolon, head of the emergency unit of disaster management agency in the province, told Xinhua that at least 42 people were killed in floods triggered by torrential rain. Some 20 people have been hurt in the floods.

Dozens of homes have been flooded and officials fear that the death toll will rise.

Breaking the News / KP