Remembering those lost in Valley of Death


Guests performing prayers at the ‘Valley of Death’ tragedy site at Gunung Cheroh, Ipoh.

FORTY-six years have passed since the “Valley of Death” incident at Gunung Cheroh, Ipoh, but the memories of that tragic day are still vivid for several survivors.

Many recalled seeing a huge chunk of limestone falling onto homes, shops and cattle pens in Kampung Kacang Putih, resulting in 42 deaths.

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