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Selangor Fire and Rescue Department director Norazam Khamis (centre) speaking to reporters after a sanitising operation at Anggerik Mall Urban Transformation Center (UTC) in Shah Alam, on October 27, 2020. — Picture by FIKRI YUSOF/SELANGORKINI

Close shave for family of three as backwall of bungalow caves in

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 15 — A family of three were jolted out of bed when a five-storey bungalow at Taman Halaman in Ampang was hit by a landslide causing part of the backwall to collapse.

The three who escaped unharmed were identified as Ahmad Mohar Khamis, 39, and his wife Nur Shazielaa Aziz, 39, and 11-year-old son Ajmal Ahmad Mohar.

Selangor Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) director Norazam Khamis said following an emergency call at 2.30am today, they deployed seven personnel to the location.

He said the fire brigade discovered that a landslide at the back of the bungalow and saw earth and rocks from the hillside demolishing the walls of the kitchen on the first floor and a bedroom on the second.

“The team checked all the floors and rooms in the house to ensure all occupants were safe.

“Firefighters then inspected the ground movement and installed barriers in the landslip zone,” he said when contacted.

Norazam said the case has been handed over to the Slope Unit of the Ampang Jaya Municipal Council which was also at the scene for further action.

— Bernama

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