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79 health cases recorded in chemical dumping incident, clean-up in two days


JOHOR BARU: A total of 79 cases has been recorded by the Johor Health Department over the toxic fumes incident believed to have been caused by illegal dumping of chemical waste in Pasir Gudang.

State Health, Environment and Agriculture Committee chairman Dr Sahruddin Jamal said this was an increase of 31 cases since the incident occurred along Sungai Kim Kim on Thursday (March 7).

   

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