Widen scope of probe on building collapse


Series of errors: Search and recovery operations at the construction site in Batu Maung, Penang. Buildings need to be carefully designed and built so that they can maintain their structural integrity in the years to come. – ZHAFARAN NASIB/The Star

THE scope of investigations to determine what caused the collapse of the warehouse under construction in Batu Maung, Penang, killing three Bangladeshi workers and severely injuring two others, should be widened.

The authorities have issued an immediate stop work notice and investigations are in progress.

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