Selangor Journal

Man dies in Bandar Saujana Putra quarry landslide

SHAH ALAM, Jan 4 — A man was killed while another was hurt in a landslide incident at a quarry site along Jalan SP2 in Bandar Saujana Putra, Kuala Langat today.

Selangor Fire and Rescue Department director Wan Md Razali Wan Ismail said the injured victim was rescued by the public and taken to Putrajaya Hospital for treatment.

The department received a report about the incident at 4.32pm, and a team of officers and members from the Telok Panglima Garang Fire and Rescue Station rushed to the scene, arriving at 4.54pm.

“Upon arrival at the scene, it was found a landslide had occurred at the quarry area with a depth of 1.2 metres.

“There were two victims, believed to be local men in their 30s, who were buried, with one was rescued by the public before the department arrived,” he said in a statement.

He added the firefighters successfully retrieved the deceased victim at 6.42pm.

— Bernama

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