Feb 11, 2013
Metrotvnews.com, Bantul: Dozens of Hamlet pengkol, Sriharjo, Imogiri, Bantul, Monday (2/11) morning evacuated.
They were forced to leave their homes after the land on which their houses stand ambles.
Paryanto, one of the displaced people say, land subsidence began to be felt since Thursday last week.
According to him, at first, there was the ground moving like an earthquake. But the land also continued to fall or subsidence.
"Land subsidence that continues to be felt until Sunday night," he said.
In addition to soil subsidence also occurred along the cracks in the ground nearly 35 meters. Location of land subsidence and cracking it is
mountainous region Sewu Mountains series.
The village headman Sriharjo, Edi Gunawan, said Monday morning that has seen four houses down to the bottom.
"conditions are quite dangerous if occupied," he said.
Sriharjo Village Government, Edi said it will seek relocation. "What's successor use the land the village treasury," he said.