15 more bodies from Batang Kali landslide identified

15 more bodies from Batang Kali landslide identified

KUALA LUMPUR : Fifteen more bodies recovered from the landslide location at the Father’s Organic Farm campsite in Gohtong Jaya have been identified as at 1pm on Sunday (Dec 18).

Of the 24 bodies recovered so far, 21 have been identified.

The National Disaster Management Agency (Nadma) said the identification process was conducted using three methods, namely DNA, finger printing test, and identification through facial features, unique bodily marks or personal belongings. 

“The post-mortem on all 24 bodies has been carried out. The identification process for three more bodies is still being conducted,” it said in a statement.

Meanwhile, two of those injured were being treated at Selayang Hospital, one was admitted to Kuala Lumpur Hospital and two were discharged on Saturday (Dec 17) after getting treatment at Selayang Hospital.

“Information on the latest developments concerning victims of the tragedy will be announced from time to time after being verified by the agencies responsible,” it said.

In the landslide at 2.42am on Friday (Dec 16), a section of a slope measuring 300 metres (m) long and 70m high came crashing down onto the campsite.

The dead identified so far:

1. Lim Wei Xin (36, female)

2. Hong Mei Jing (38, female)

3. Nurul Azwani Kamaruzaman (31, female)

4. Lai Lee Yin (37, female)

5. Tong Kai En (9, male)

6. Lai Lee Koon (44, female)

7. Ka Kok Boon (43, male)

8. Zech Loh Qi Yi (7, male)

9. Eng Huai Yi (12, female)

10. Eng Choon Wen (43, male)

11. Ng Yee Tong (11, female)

12. Ka Sin Ya Vanya (6, female)

13. Lam Sook Man (37, female)

14. Wong Kim Yap (34, male)

15. Fong Choy Kee (43, female)

16. Liu Pei Si (44, female)

17. Daniel Khor Yen (5, male)

18. Chin Su King (36, female)

19. Lai Chee Sam (33, male)

20. Wong Zi Hang (1, male)

21. Gain Choo Yin (35, female)

Victims taken to hospitals:

No NameSex AgeHospitalStatus
1Yam Lee YenFemale41SelayangDischarged on Dec 17
2.Ng Wei LunMale13Kuala Kubu BharuDischarged on Dec 16
3.Mg TanMale34Kuala Kubu BharuDischarged on Dec 16
4.Sandy Cheah Hui KeinFemale32Kuala Kubu BharuDischarged on Dec 16
5.Tan Ei EinFemale43SelayangStill in ward
6.Choo Wai LunMale34SelayangDischarged on Dec 17
7.Ling Zi XuanMale19Kuala LumpurStill in ward
8. Loh Teng ShuMale44SelayangStill in ward

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