Police are Still Searching for Missing Cianjur Earthquake Victims

JABARNEWS | BANDUNG – The Wildlife Team is looking for victims missing as a result of an earthquake that led to a landslide in Cianjur, West Java (West Java). The search was focused on the area of ​​Kampung Gunung Lanjung Cicadas, Cijedil Village, Cugeunang District.

Head of Public Relations Division of the National Police Inspector General Pol Dedi Prasetyo said the search in the area started with a report by someone who saw a resident trying to save himself, but was still carried away by the movement of the ground.

“Since this morning the team has moved to the location, obtained information that the last victim was hanging from a tree asking for help, but was still carried away by the shifting of the ground,” said Dedi in an official statement. , Monday (28/11/2022).


According to Dedi, four K9 animals and 12 personnel were deployed to the location. Then, coordinate with witnesses, Basarnas, TNI, and volunteers to maximize the search.

“Hopefully it can be found and we urge residents who have information like that to please report it to us and a search will be carried out,” he said.

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