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Penang opposition to table motion in state assembly after deadly landslide

Susan Loone  |  Published:  |  Modified:

Penang opposition leader Jahara Hamid said Umno assemblypersons will move a motion in the coming meeting of the state legislative assembly to halt all hillslope development projects until a full inquiry report is produced.

This comes after a landslide hit a hillslope development in Tanjung Bungah yesterday, leaving at least seven people dead.

Speaking to journalists after a visit to the disaster site, Jahara said written questions on the incident have also been submitted to the state assembly.

"We hope the state assembly will not block the motion," she said.

The last session of the state legislative assembly for this year will convene on Nov 2.

Accompanying Jahara was Umno's Pulau Betong assemblyperson Muhammad Farid Saad...

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