Three dead from Camerons mud flood


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 06 Nov 2014

CAMERON HIGHLANDS: A total of three people were killed during the downpour that caused the mud flood and landslide at three areas here.

Cameron Highlands OCPD Deputy Supt Wan Mohd Zahari Wan Busu said one teenager was swept away by floodwater at Kuala Terla while two others were buried by landslide at Ringlet and Bertam Valley.

"The 13-year-old boy, R. Tunesh, was found about 5km from he was swept away at Batu 49, Kuala Terla.

"He was found by a riverbank by search and rescue personnel at about 8.45am,” he told journalists at the operations centre in Bertam Valley Thursday.

"His body has been sent to the hospital for post mortem," he added.

DSP Mohd Wan Zahari said a 48-year-old Indonesian, Anipan, was found buried at his rented house at Bertam Valley about 9.20am.

"He failed to escape from the house and was buried some one meter (three feet) under a pile of soil," he said.

"Another 66-year-old Nepalese, Md Yousuf Miya was also buried at his home at Ulu Merah in Ringlet" he added.


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Heavy rains cause mud flood in Camerons, one dead

Another body found in Camerons mud flood



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