Archipelago

Tornado damages dozens
of homes in S. Sumatra

Almost 100 homes in Lubukbuntak in Pagaralam, South Sumatra were heavily damaged after they were buffeted by tornado on Wednesday afternoon.

District head Ramad Mandro said there were no casualties in the incident. As of Thursday, officials were still determining the extent of the damage.

Thirty-seven homes were damaged when a tornado hit the same area in 2011. (iwa)

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