KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 30, 2014:
A pregnant woman and an infant have lost their lives in another landslide that occurred at Tringkap in Cameron Highlands this morning.
The two victims were buried in the rubble in the incident that happened at 5.29am.
Cameron Highlands Fire and Rescue chief Yusry Abdullah Sani told The Rakyat Post that the fire department received the call at around the same time and arrived at the scene approximately 10 minutes later.
“Upon arriving at the scene, we found that the house that was located on the hillside behind a car workshop was covered by the landslide.
“The woman and her baby were found buried while the husband was only partially buried,” he said.
According to Yusry, the husband was rescued from the landslide at around 7.15am while the bodies of his wife and child were dug out at around 8am.
The identity of the husband was revealed to be V. Raja while his wife was P. Nithia and child R. Ruveswaran.