Floods: Death toll in Selangor, Pahang rises to 33

  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 22 Dec 2021

KUALA LUMPUR: The number of people who died in the floods in Selangor and Pahang has risen to 33 as of Wednesday (Dec 22), compared to 27 on Tuesday (Dec 21).

Selangor accounted for 24 the deaths while nine fatalities were recorded in Pahang.

Selangor police chief Datuk Arjunaidi Mohamed (pic) said 14 bodies were found in Shah Alam, three each in Klang and Kajang, two in Sepang and one each in Kuala Selangor and Subang Jaya following the floods on Saturday (Dec 18).

Checks by Bernama at Hospital Shah Alam showed that the compound of the Forensics Department was relatively quiet as no relatives were there to claim bodies.

In Pahang, there were two flood fatalities in Kuantan and seven in Bentong.

The deaths in Bentong involved water surge incidents at two places, including a resort where two bodies were found and one person is still missing.

In the other incident in Telemong, five bodies have been recovered while another victim is still missing. – Bernama

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