Penang floods: Two senior citizens found drowned

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  • Sunday, 05 Nov 2017

An aerial photograph showing the flooded streets of George Town, Penang. - Bernama

GEORGE TOWN: Two senior citizens died in the wee hours on Sunday after flash floods hit Penang.

A 75-year-old man, was found drowned in his house in Kampung Masjid on Jalan Perak.

Another elderly woman, whose identity has yet to be ascertained, was found dead at an old folks home in Jalan P. Ramlee.

George Town OCPD Asst Comm Anuar Omar said both bodies were retrieved by Fire and Rescue Department personnel and sent to the Penang Hospital for post-mortem.

State Senior Operation Commander (Zone One) Andul Rahman Norudin said the body of the woman was found at 6.30am on Sunday while the second body was retrieved at 8.30am.

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