Batang Kali landslide: Identities of 21 victims released


PETALING JAYA: The National Disaster Management Agency (Nadma) has released the identities of 21 victims who died in the Batang Kali landslide.

The list includes the six names announced on Saturday (Dec 17).

They are Lim Wei Xin, 36; Hong Mei Jing, 38; Nurul Azwani Kamaruzaman, 31; Lai Lee Yin, 37; Tong Kai En, nine; Lai Lee Koon, 44, Ka Kok Boon, 43; Xech Loh Qi Yi, seven; Eng Huai Yi, 12; Eng Choon Wen, 43; Ng Yee Tong, 11; Ka Sin Ya Vanya, six; Lam Sook Man, 37; Wong Kim Yap, 34; Fong Choy Kee, 43; Liu Pei Si, 44; Daniel Khor Yen, five; Chin Su King, 36; Lai Chee Sam, 33; Wong Zi Hang, one; and Gain Choo Yin, 35.

However, the identities of the other three victims have yet to be disclosed.

“The identification process was conducted using a combination of methods which is DNA, fingerprinting, and identification through facial features, unique bodily marks or personal belongings.

“The other three bodies are going through a similar process,” Nadma said in a statement on Sunday (Dec 18) evening.

Nadma said two injured victims, Yam Leen Yen, 41, and Choo Wai Lun, 34, had been discharged.

Only three of the eight injured victims are still warded. They are Tan Ei Ein, 43, Ling Zi Xuan, 19, and Loh Teng Shui, 44.

On Saturday, Nadma released the names of eight people injured in the incident.

Three of them were discharged the same day: Ng Wei Lun, 13, MG Tan, 34, and Sandy Cheah Hui Kein, 32.

The landslide, which occurred at the Father's Organic Farm campsite in Batang Kali in the wee hours of Friday (Dec 16), has claimed 24 lives so far. Nine people are still missing.

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