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Sinkhole size of 40 Olympic pools swallows lorries, buildings in S'gor

Bernama

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Modified 17 Jan 2021, 9:44 am

A total of 67 employees from two companies in Bestari Jaya, Selangor were evacuated to a relief centre at SK Rantau Panjang, after a land subsidence occurred in an open area near their premises yesterday evening.

Selangor Fire and Rescue Department assistant director of operations Hafisham Mohd Noor said in the incident at about 6.50pm, there was a 10m-deep fissure over 50,000sqm of land near Jalan PKPS in Kampung Bestari Jaya, near Shah Alam. 

For context, an Olympic swimming pool size is 1,250sqm...

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