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President Shavkat Mirziyoyev condoles with people of Indonesia

President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev has expressed deep condolences to President Joko Widodo and the people of Indonesia due to the numerous human victims of the disastrous flash floods in Papua province.

According to Reuters, flash floods and landslides triggered by torrential rain in Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua have killed at least 58 people, injured dozens and displaced more than 4,000. 

A search for more possible victims was under way in the town of Sentani, which was hit by flash floods late on Saturday. Fifty-one people were killed and 74 injured there, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman of the national disaster agency, told a news briefing.

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