Passengers stranded in KLIA


PETALING JAYA: About 200 Malaysians were stranded for hours at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) amid confusion over a new ruling barring people from 23 countries from entry and claims that there were no hotel rooms to quarantine the arrivals.

They were made to stay inside the airport waiting lounges for more than 10 hours yesterday as ground staff – including airline staff, airport personnel and immigration officers – tried to sort out whether the new ruling applied to them as well.

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