At least 20 people have died in flash floods which swamped parts of West Java in Indonesia. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
Deadly floods hit parts of Indonesia
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Flash floods triggered by torrential rains swept through Garut city in Indonesia’s West Java province on Tuesday (September 20) night, crashing into residential areas and killing at least 20 people.
Authorities and local residents waded through water during the night, armed with torches, looking for those still missing.
On Wednesday (September 21) morning, hospital staff at the local Garut city hospital were busy cleaning dark, muddy water from hospital rooms where many patients lay.
More bodies in body bags or covered with blankets were seen arriving at the military hospital on Wednesday, as desperate relatives waited for news
Damaged cars and debris were also seen scattered around the local police headquarters.
According to local media, hundreds of homes were destroyed by the floods, and many residents have been forced to take refuge at local government facilities.