Villagers see red over bauxite dust

Stained scarlet: Workers hosing down dusty vehicles in the Kuantan Port area. (Inset) The sea near Kuantan Port turning red.

KUANTAN: Every time it rains, the sea near the Kuantan Port turns red – but it is not a strange sight for residents of Kampung Selamat who have to live with dust from bauxite mining.

Villager Abdul Razak Ngah, 43, said the sea would be “stained red” with pollution each time there was heavy rain.

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