At least five Bangladeshi workers among nine people were killed in a landslide in Malaysian state of Penang, according to Malaysia’s state-run news agency Bernama.
The deceased were identified as Mohammad Uzzal, Nur Alam, Mustak Hossain, Mithu Hossain and Attirul.
Further details of the victims could not be known immediately, according to the news agency.
Nine bodies were found, four injured and another still missing four days after a landslide took place at the Jalan Bukit Kukus paired road project site in Paya Terubong.
The landslide incident at the Bukit Kukus paired road project site occurred on Friday.
So far nine people, namely, three Indonesian men, five Bangladeshi men and a Burmese woman were killed.
Penang Fire and Rescue Department deputy director Mohamad Shoki Hamzah said the body of the ninth victim aged 33-year-old Bangladeshi man Mohamad Uzzal - was found buried on Monday under around five metres heap of the earth near a container.
“The last container found was badly crushed and we do not rule out the possibility of finding several more bodies in the area around the container,” he said.