5 Bangladeshis killed in Malaysia landslide

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

Photo: The Star Online of MalaysiaNine people including five Bangladeshi workers were killed in landslide in Malaysia, reports Malaysia’s state-run news agency Bernama.

Nine bodies were found, four injured and another still missing four days after a landslide took place at the Jalan Bukit Kukus paired road project site in Paya Terubong in Malaysia.

The incident at the Bukit Kukus paired road project site had so far killed nine people, namely, three Indonesian men, five Bangladeshi men and a Burmese woman.

Until 10pm tonight, Monday, the rescue team was still looking for another victim who was reported missing and was feared buried in the incident at 1.5 pm on Friday.

“We will continue the search operation until the tenth body is found. So far the weather is good and the lighting is adequate,” Bernama quoted State Fire and Rescue Department director Saadon Moktar as saying.

He said the search for the victim, known as Md Rahaz, 25, from Bangladesh, would be concentrated in the third sector, namely, the site where the body of the ninth victim, Mohamad Uzzal, 33, was found under a crushed container.

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