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2006-01-03 05:54:13

By Sigit Pamungkas KEMIRI, Indonesia (Reuters) - Hundreds of rescue workers and soldiers struggled on Tuesday to reach villages devastated by floods and landslides in Indonesia's East Java as the known death toll climbed to 63. Eddy Susilo, head of the Information Ministry branch in the town of Jember, not far from the scene, said the bodies of 61 villagers had been found. Two rescue workers had also drowned in swollen rivers on Tuesday, he added. Heavy rains late on Sunday...

2006-01-03 00:53:09

By Sigit Pamungkas KEMIRI, Indonesia (Reuters) - Hundreds of rescue workers and soldiers struggled to reach villages devastated by floods and landslides in Indonesia's East Java on Tuesday as the death toll from the disaster climbed to at least 59. Eddy Susilo, head of the Information Ministry branch in the town of Jember, not far from the scene, said the bodies of 57 villagers had been found. Two rescue workers had also drowned in swollen rivers on Tuesday, he added. Heavy rains...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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