Landslide

2 guests in Ipoh resort killed

Rescuers spent more than nine hours to retrieve the bodies of the victims, which were buried near the jacuzzi area in their luxury villa on Tuesday. PHOTO: IPOH FIRE AND RESCUE DEPARTMENT

The Malaysian authorities have recovered the bodies of two victims, believed to be guests staying at a villa in the Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat in Ipoh, after a landslide yesterday. The landslide is likely to have occurred due to recent heavy rain.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 11, 2020, with the headline 2 guests in Ipoh resort killed. Subscribe