Bodies of the two victims buried in a landslide at a hotel located in Tambun early this morning have been retrieved.
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According to Free Malaysia Today, the two bodies, who were guests at The Banjaran Hotspring Resort have been identified as 39-year-old Ooi Chee Wei and 32-year-old, Lee Tze Jun.
Perak acting police chief, Goh Boon Keong said that the bodies were found by a search and rescue team near the jacuzzi area of the hotel.
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The police received a call from the resort owner saying that a landslide had occurred at about 2:15 am, “A search and rescue operation was carried out immediately but was temporarily halted as there were still soil movements at the scene. The search resumed at 7 am today.”
The bodies have been sent to Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun for post-mortem.
Our condolences go out to the family of the victims.
By: Aishah Akashah Ahadiat