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Property360 is saddened to hear about the tragic incident that occurred at approximately 3.30pm today, involving the collapse of a bridge being constructed in the Abdullah Hukum vicinity. We understand that there has been at least one fatality and potentially other casualties.

The developer overseeing the project SP Setia has released a preliminary press statement regarding the incident. It reads as follows:

 

PRESS STATEMENT

6.00pm, 30 November 2016                                           For Immediate Release

INCIDENT AT ABDULLAH HUKUM PROJECT SITE

Kuala Lumpur: S P Setia confirms that an incident had occurred at the Abdullah Hukum project site.

[AT] Approximately 3.30pm, the pedestrian link to Mid Valley which is still under construction gave way.

Fire and Rescue Services, police and medical services together with the Department of Occupational Safety and Health were immediately notified of the incident. The project team is still assessing the situation and is working closely with the relevant authorities.

The number of casualties is still being determined. As of the statement release time, one worker died. The team is unable to provide further details as investigations are ongoing.

We deeply regret the incident and will update in due course.

***** LATEST UPDATE******

PRESS STATEMENT

1.00pm, 1 December 2016

For Immediate Release

UPDATES ON INCIDENT AT ABDULLAH HUKUM PROJECT SITE

Kuala Lumpur: The Fire and Rescue Services announced at 11:30am that the search for the

remaining person is suspended as the Royal Malaysian K9 Unit deployed several times since

yesterday were unable to detect any further leads.

Investigation is still ongoing to ascertain the cause of the failure and the project team will

continue to work closely with the relevant authorities. As at the statement release time, one

worker died, five injured and one unaccounted. The five injured workers warded are in stable

condition.

With the exception of the bridge that gave way, work continues for the rest of the project.

We deeply regret the incident and would like to extend our deepest condolences to the families

of the deceased and the injured.

We will continue to update in due course.

 

 

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