Findings on Bukit Kukus landslide to be ready this year-end

PENANG (Dec 3): Penang Island City Council (MBPP)’s internal committee established to probe the Bukit Kukus landslide will deliver findings before the year is out.

“We will probably have the findings ready by the end of the year. Necessary action will be taken then depending on our findings.

“We are also waiting for the results by the special committee set up by the state government before we can decide on anything,” MBPP mayor Datuk Yew Tung Seang said after the council meeting recently, reported The Star.

The landslide occurred on Oct 19 at the Bukit Kukus Twin Highway project construction site were nine were killed and four injured. The incident also engulfed 13 containers and a kongsi house.

The committee set up by the Penang government started its investigation in November into the cause of the tragedy.

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