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World 16 Jul 2015 | 7:55 PM

Noose tightens around thousands caught in Iraq's Anbar offensive

BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - As Iraqi forces prepare to try to recapture the city of Falluja, tens of thousands of civilians find themselves trapped between Islamic State militants ready to use them as human shields and a government suspicious of their loyalties.

Community 01 Jun 2011 | 12:00 AM

Thousands caught in 30km jam

BUKIT MERTAJAM: Thousands of motorists heading towards Penang and Kedah were caught in a massive traffic jam which stretched some 30km.

Letters 04 May 2010 | 12:00 AM

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Nation 04 Mar 2009 | 12:00 AM

Thousands caught unawares as 2m-high flash floods hit KL

Thousands of motorists were stuck in massive traffic jams for more than two hours yesterday evening after a storm caused flash foods in various parts of the city.

Community 14 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

Tens of thousands caught in a gridlock

Serious traffic congestion crippled some of the busiest areas in Petaling Jaya during yesterday's morning rush hour, forcing tens of thousands of motorists to be late for work.

Nation 06 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

Police: It wasn’t a bomb, just a steel pipe

It was not a bomb. Police have confirmed that the steel pipe found wedged in the Penang Bridge divider did not contain any explosives.

Nation 05 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

Thousands caught in jam after bridge closure

Thousands of Penangites were caught in a massive evening jam when the Penang Bridge was closed for more than two hours after police received a call that there was a bomb on the bridge.

Nation 05 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

DPM: Penang Bridge hoax not connected with unrest in Thailand

The bomb scare at the Penang Bridge was a hoax and has nothing to do with the unrest in Southern Thailand or Indonesia said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun noshade size=1 width=50%>