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Hundred of Homes Flooded in Kuansing, Crop Destroyed and Livestock Killed

Kuantan Singingi, April 22 (Antarariau.com)- Floods have inundated hundreds of homes in Kuantan Singingi District, Riau Province, following incessant heavy rains.

"The flooding destroyed crops and killed livestock," Reflizar, a local inhabitant of Teluk Kuantan, said here, Sunday.

The downpour triggered several rivers, including Batang Kuantan River located in Petapahan, Gunung Toar sub-district, to spill over their banks, he added.

Deputy District Head of Kuantan Singingi Halim had visited flood-affected areas and distribute relief aid.

He presented 100 boxes of instant noodle, according to Sudarisnah, sub-district head of Gunung Toar.

The floods affected among other things Petapahan in Gunung Toar sub-district, Keresek, Central Kuantan and Lubuk Jambi.  


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