Selangor Journal
The Klang District Disaster Management Committee has opened a flood relief centre (PPS) at Sekolah Kebangsaan Johan Setia, Klang, on November 9, 2022. — Picture via FACEBOOK/KLANG LAND AND DISTRICT OFFICE

Eight rescued in flood-hit Kampung Johan Setia in Klang

SHAH ALAM, Nov 9 — Eight people were saved by rescue teams after Kampung Johan Setia in Klang was inundated today.

Selangor Fire and Rescue Department director Norazam Khamis said they received a call at 5.49pm and personnel from the Sungai Pinang and Andalas Fire and Rescue stations reached the location at 7.30pm.

“According to the preliminary report, the water level had risen to over 0.6 metres (two feet) and five victims were rescued by a volunteer firefighting team while three senior citizens were rescued by firemen,” he said in a statement today.

He said all the victims have been placed at the temporary evacuation centre in Sekolah Kebangsaan Johan Setia, with rescue efforts still ongoing by carrying out inspections in the affected area.

— Bernama

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