UPDATED: Death toll rises to 13 in Batang Kali landslide

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The landslide at the Father’s Organic Farm campsite in Batang Kali, Selangor, early this morning killed 13 people.

Following the landslide that occurred in the area early this morning, 37 people who were thought to be trapped at a campsite close to the Father’s Organic Farm in Gohtong Jaya, Genting Highlands, Pahang, have been rescued, Bernama confirmed.

Firefighters started showing up at the Pahang landslide around 3 am, according to Datuk Norazam Khamis, the director of Selangor Fire and Rescue Department, after receiving a distress call at 2.24 am.

The firefighters are from several states. The rescue and fire stations that sent teams to the scene were Kuala Kubu Bharu, Rawang, Genting Highlands, Sentosa, Ampang, Pandan, Kota Anggerik, Kajang, and Andalas.

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Rescue of 37 feared trapped in Pahang landslide confirmed

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