Death toll from landslide in Malaysia rises to 9

By Zehra Ulucak

ANKARA (AA) – The death toll from a landslide in Malaysia's Penang province has risen to nine, local media said Monday.

The landslide occurred on a construction site burying several workers under debris.

Rescue workers have so far recovered five Bangladeshis, 3 Indonesians and one Myanmar national, daily Star reported.

One person is still missing in the landslide that hit the province on Friday evening following torrential rains.

Search and rescue efforts in the region are expected to end tonight.

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