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700 evacuated as strong winds thrash Gorontalo

  • Syamsul Huda M. Suhari

    The Jakarta Post

Gorontalo | Sat, March 23 2013 | 11:11 am

PREMIUM Around 244 houses in five villages in Tolangohula district, Gorontalo regency, were damaged when strong winds and torrential rains hit the regency on Thursday at around 3 p.m. local time, forcing 717 residents to evacuate.

The five villages were Margo Mulyo, Bandasari, Makmur Abadi, Suka Makmur and Molohu.

“As many as 25 of the homes collapsed or were severely damaged, 67 others s...