Death toll rises to 15 in Indonesian floods: Police
JAKARTA (AFP) - The death toll from floods in Indonesia's capital Jakarta has risen to 15 after rescuers found another four bodies, a police spokesman said on Saturday as floodwaters receded.
Jakarta police spokesman Rikwanto said that three bodies were pulled out of the water on Friday while a body trapped since Thursday in a flooded parking lot in the capital's business district was found early Saturday.
"The death toll due to floods in Jakarta rose to 15 people. Rescuers are still struggling to find another man, believed to be trapped in a building's parking lot," he said.
He added that scuba divers on Friday managed to rescue two men who had been trapped for more than 24 hours by four-metre high floodwaters in the basement of a building.