Nearby residents want abandoned Highland Towers blocks demolished


A file picture of the two remaining Highland Towers blocks.

KUALA LUMPUR: Residents of Taman Hillview and Taman Sri Ukay are calling for the demolition of two abandoned Highland Towers buildings, which have become hideouts for criminals and drug addicts.

Taman Sri Ukay Hillview Residents Association president Datuk Siti Hendon Chik, who represents more than 1,000 residents of the two housing estates, said the residents were unanimous in seeking the demolition of the two standing 12-storey towers after one collapsed 23 years ago.

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