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Deadly Ampang Landslide Took Four Lives, Only One Victim Managed to Survive

today11 March 2022

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(source: The Edge)

According to The Star, a landslide in Taman Bukit Permai 2 on Thursday (10 March) claimed four lives while an 84-year-old victim managed to escape with light injuries.

A search and rescue(SAR) operation began for the five victims when nine firefighters from the Pandan Fire and Rescue station arrived at the scene after receiving a distress call at 5.54 pm yesterday.

The first victim, an 84-year-old man was pulled out at 6.54 pm. He escaped with minor injuries but his wife, however, was found dead at 7.53 pm before her body was pulled out at 9.15 pm.

About an hour and a half after that, at 10.58 pm, the body of the third victim, a male resident, was extricated from the debris.

The SAR operation ended at 2 am after Ampang Jaya district police chief ACP Mohamad Farouk Eshak confirmed that rescuers had found the bodies of the last two victims, both males, one of whom was a worker of Pengurusan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd…

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Written by: Karissa Lund


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