Friday, December 5, 2008

tragedi ranah runtuh, massive landslide in kuala lumpur

(all pictures sourced from the star)

Kawasan perumahan mewah, Bukit Antarabangsa Kuala Lumpur dilanda tragedi tanah runtuh yang berlaku kira kira 3.45 pagi hingga 4 pagi tadi Sabtu.
Sehingga ahad, 4 mangsa yang terkorban dalam kejadian itu telah dikeluarkan pasukan mencari dan menyelamat dari runtuhan tanah.
Semoga mangsa tabah menghadapi dugaan ini.

A massive landslide occurred in Bukit Antarabangsa, Kuala Lumpur - a luxury residential areas, around 4am Saturday. As of sunday night, four people are confirmed dead.
The landslide cut off access by the main road to the residential areas at Bukit Antarabangsa, trapping hundreds of residents.
A total of 3,000 to 5,000 residents in the vicinity of the landslide are going to be evacuated, said police.
The army has built a temporary access bridge late sunday to smoothen the process of evacuation.
However the Star reported that search and rescue resumed late last night (Sunday) at the Bukit Antarabangsa landslide site after police received reports that a Sri Lankan woman was missing, said Selangor Chief Police Officer DCP Datuk Khalid Abu Bakar.
He said that the woman was believed to have been with veterinarian Dr N. Yogeswary who was among the four who died on Saturday when the landslide hit the homes of sleeping residents early in the morning.
DCP Khalid said on Monday that rescue teams were, therefore, concentrating the search in the area where Dr Yogeswary was found.
Excavations and clearing of the landslide-hit area was halted Sunday due to strong earth movements. Continued overnight rain on Monday raised fresh fears of further landslides.


Anonymous said...

Alamak I can see what looks like a giant dynamite in one of the photos.

Malaysian Hollywood 2.0 said...

ya kah datoo?? aiyaaa

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