Two killed, one injured, at least 10 feared buried alive in landslide

GEORGE TOWN, Oct 19  (Bernama) — Two foreign workers died and at least 10 more are feared to have been buried alive following a landslide today at a construction site of the paired road at Jalan Bukit Kukus in Paya Terubong near here.

The incident , which occurred at 1.56 pm following a downpour in the state since yesterday, caused at least seven containers and a “kongsi” houses to slide  about 50 metres down with the debris. However, the actual number has yet to be ascertained.

The bodies of two men, a Bangladeshi and an Indonesian, were found at 3.30 pm and 5.08 pm respectively.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.