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Emergency over toxic emission may create panic attack, says DPM

Ng Xiang Yi

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Modified 14 Mar 2019, 9:43 am

The government will evaluate the extent of the situation at Pasir Gudang in Johor first before deciding on the need to declare a state of emergency, lest such a move leads to a wave of “panic attack”, said Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.

She said the government was committed to taking any steps necessary to ensure the safety of residents there, especially students and children...

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