Updated: Batang Kali Landslide: 10 Dead, Search, Rescue Operations Ongoing

Search and Rescue Operations personnel being briefed at the landslide site near a road that connects Batang Kali and Genting Highland. Photo courtesy of NADMA Twitter.

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KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 16 – Search and rescue operations are ongoing at the site of an early morning landslide that took place today at the camping site of the Father’s Organic Farm close to the road that connects Batang Kali and Genting Highland.

According to the National Disaster Management Agency (NADMA), 92 victims have been found. Ten people have died and more than 50 people have been injured.

Close to 100 people were reported to have been trapped by the landslide that had buried the camping site.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim in his Facebook said he had called for a thorough save and rescue operations involving all the relevant ministries.

Anwar, who is also expected to go to the site, said he is being updated on the incident by several ministers who were already at the scene.