Bangladeshi killed in Malaysia landslide
Photo: Malaysian Fire and Rescue Department (courtsy)

A 28-year-old Bangladeshi man was killed after he was buried by a landslide at Batu 49, Kampung Raja in Malaysia on early Wednesday, reports New Straits Times, a Malaysian local newspaper. 

In the 3am incident, the victim, who worked as a gardener, was taking a rest at a hut with his friend at the foot of a hill when the landslide occurred. His friend managed to escape the tragedy. 

"We have received information on the death of the Bangladeshi man from the owner of the garden at about 5.30am. "Initial investigation showed that the incident happened at 3am. During the incident, there were two Bangladeshi men at the area. 
One of them could escape in time," reports the newspaper quoting Cameron Highlands police chief Deputy Superintendent Hasadid A. Hamid

Hasadid said the victim's remains was extricated by a group of gardeners about an hour after the incident. The remains was later taken to the Sultanah Hajjah Kalsom Hospital for post-mortem.  

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