NST 2009/02/13

KUALA LUMPUR: An Indonesian was buried alive and another seriously injured in a landslide at a construction site in Jalan Ceylon, off Changkat Bukit Bintang, here yesterday.

The incident occurred about 4pm at an apartment construction site.

The victim who died was identified as Nor Salim Manan, 48, while the injured was Iman Rafei, 39.

Hang Tuah Fire and Rescue Department operation head Marzuki Shafie said 14 firemen were despatched to the scene after receiving a call at 4.30pm.

The victims were found about 5pm lying near each other.

Iman was rushed to Kuala Lumpur Hospital at 5.30pm.

Nor Salim’s body was recovered at 6.45pm and sent to KLH for a post-mortem.

Work was stopped after the incident.


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