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Death toll rises to 15 in Indonesian floods: police

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The death toll from floods in Indonesia's capital Jakarta has risen to 15 after rescuers found another four bodies, a police spokesman said as floodwaters receded. 

Hydro pumps remove water after flooding inside a building's parking lot in downtown Jakarta, on January 19, 2013, after three bodies were pulled out of the floodwaters. The death toll from floods in Indonesia's capital has so far risen to 15.

Jakarta police spokesman Rikwanto said that three bodies were pulled out of the water on Friday while a body trapped since Thursday in a flooded parking lot in the capital's business district was found early Saturday.

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