At least 11 killed in landslide in central Indonesia hinh anh 1Rescuers search for landslide victims at the coal mine in South Sumatra, Indonesia, on October 22 (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Indonesian authorities said on October 22 that at least 11 people were killed after a landslide occurred in a coal mine in South Sumatra, central Indonesia, a day earlier.

According to the Provincial Disaster Management Agency, the incident happened at 4pm of October 21 (Indonesia time) in an unlicensed coal mine in Muara Enim district.

The landslide occurred when the miners were opening an access to reach a site in the mine.

There were no rains during the accident and the condition of the soils at the hill around the incident site is unstable.

The bodies of all the victims have been retrieved./.