PETALING JAYA: The authorities have found 92 victims who were trapped by a landslide in Batang Kali, near Genting Highlands, this morning.
According to a tweet from the National Disaster Management Agency (Nadma), 53 victims were not injured while seven were injured.
It added that eight people died in the tragedy.
Search and rescue operations are ongoing.
Earlier this morning, it was reported that more than 100 people were feared to be trapped after the landslide near Gohtong Jaya buried a camping site.
Selangor fire and rescue chief Norazam Khamis earlier said they were alerted to the incident at 2.24am and arrived at the site half an hour later.
Firemen from the Kuala Kubu Bharu, Rawang, Genting Highlands, Sentosa, Ampang, Pandan, Kota Anggerik, Kajang, and Andalas stations were deployed to assist in the rescue operations.
Personnel from the fire and rescue department’s elite Special Tactical Operation and Rescue Team of Malaysia (STORM) and K9 units are also on site.
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