Collapse of the Mid Valley Pedestrian Bridge, K.L.: Luckily, it is still under construction…

1 Dec 2016

NST_Online: Search resumes for missing worker in bridge collapse .

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KUALA LUMPUR: The search and rescue mission has resumed to locate a missing construction worker, believed to have been trapped in the rubble following the collapse of a pedestrian bridge at KL Eco City near Mid Valley Megamall yesterday.
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City Fire and Rescue Department acting deputy director Samsol Maarif Saibani said 60 rescuers were deployed including its Special Tactical Operation Rescue Malaysia (Storm) from Selangor and the city centre.
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As of 5.51am, the rescuers have been divided into three groups which will scour three sectors – A, B and C.
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Each group is responsible for sifting through four pillars of debris to locate the victim.
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In total, four victims have been sent to the Universiti Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC). The four rescued victims were Bangladeshi and Vietnamese, as well as a Sabahan.
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Meanwhile, the authorities confirmed that one construction worker died in the tragedy.
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The worker is believed to have drowned in the river below after falling when the structure gave way.

Read More : http://www.nst.com.my/news/2016/12/193383/search-resumes-missing-worker-midvalley-bridge-collapse

30 Nov 2016

Published on Nov 30, 2016

A pedestrian bridge under construction at KL Eco City near Midvalley Megamall collapsed earlier today, killing one construction worker.

Five others were injured in the mishap.

Firemen from the Pantai, Hang Tuah and Seputeh fire stations were despatched to the scene soon after the incident occurred at 3.30 pm.

Three victims have been sent to the Universiti Malaya Medical Centre for treatment.

Work is ongoing to rescue two more victims trapped under the rubble of the collapsed bridge.

KL Eco City is described as a “world class city-within-a city” on 25-acres of prime land and is a mixed development of commercial, retail space and luxury residential property.

Five from pedestrian bridge collapse tragedy warded at UMMC

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KUALA LUMPUR: A pedestrian bridge under construction at KL Eco City near Midvalley Megamall collapsed today, killing at least one person, a traffic police spokesman said.

Read More : http://www.nst.com.my/news/2016/11/193235/update-least-one-dead-nine-injured-under-construction-pedestrian-bridge-collapse

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“I was 100m away, heard a crash & saw the bridge had collapsed. I hope my colleagues are safe.”

Stay away from mid valley, federal highway n jalan bangsar cause the Eco World building collapse.

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