December 06, 2008 07:49 AM
8 Bungalows Believed Buried In Bukit Antarabangsa
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 6 (Bernama) -- About eight bungalows in Taman Bukit Mewah and Taman Bukit Utama are believed to be buried when a landslide occured at about 4 am Saturday.
Between eight and 10 victims are believed to be trapped in the incident, according to the fire and rescue official.- BERNAMA
December 06, 2008 11:46 AM
Three Killed, Seven Still Feared Buried In Bukit Antarabangsa Landslide
Selangor police chief Datuk Khalid Abu Bakar said at the scene the dead were a woman and her child and a man, who have yet to be identified. He also said that as at 10.30am, seven people were believed to be trapped in the buried houses, some of which were completely destroyed.
Khalid said 93 people escaped unscathed in the mishap which had affected bungalows in Taman Bukit Mewah and Taman Bukit Utama. However, he said, police had ordered between 3,000 and 5,000 people in the vicinity of the landslide area to evacuate their homes, many of which were apartments.
Kuala Lumpur Hospital Public Relations Officer Zaiton Abu Bakar said 14 people had been given outpatient treatment at the hospital for injuries sustained during the landslide.
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