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2 tourists killed while river rafting in Gianyar after landslide struck

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Two vacationers died whereas they had been river rafting in Bali’s Gianyar regency yesterday, after a landslide struck the realm following heavy rain. 

In a press release, the Search and Rescue Company (Basarnas) in Bali mentioned the landslide occurred in Ubud’s Kedewatan Village, simply after the victims had been ending up their rafting exercise, at round 2pm. The group of six individuals partaking within the exercise occurred to be on the backside of a cliff when a downpour triggered the landslide. 

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Basarnas mentioned the opposite 4 individuals within the group survived the incident. In the meantime, the fatalities had been listed as Indonesian nationals, a 36-year-old recognized as N and a 10-year-old recognized as JLH.

Among the many surviving victims is a Swedish nationwide, recognized as 55-year-old CHJ. One other survivor, an 8-year-old boy recognized as M, was solely discovered at round 10:30am at the moment. 

“When [M] was discovered by the joint search and rescue crew, the sufferer was face down and caught between bamboo tree branches,” Basarnas Bali Head Gede Darmada mentioned. 

The survivors have been evacuated to a close-by hospital for therapy.

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