KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 3, 2015:

The Jalan Gombak-Bentong road at Batu 15 was closed to all vehicles today after a landslide occurred early today.

The landslide took place at 3.30am. It involved a 40-metre stretch, 15 metres deep.

The incident was believed caused by heavy rainfall yesterday.

Selangor Fire Operations assistant director Mohd Sani Harul said his department did not receive any reports regarding the incident, but necessary action would be taken by the Selayang Fire and Rescue Department.

According to him, there were no deaths or injuries in the incident.

Concessionaire RoadCare Sdn Bhd is currently working to repair the road and the work is expected to take a few days.

Gombak district police chief Asst Commissioner Ali Ahmad has advised road users to use the Kuala Lumpur-Karak Highway as an alternative route.

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