: A pregnant woman and her year-old child died in a landslide at Tringkap, Cameron Highlands at 5.29am incident today, the New Straits Times reported.
M. Nithiahwaty, 24, was eight-month pregnant and her child has been identified as R. Rubeniswaran.
An official with the Fire and Rescue Department said her husband V. Raja, 41 who survived the incident, was pulled out at 7.13am.
The official said the couple’s child was pulled from under the rubble at 8am, followed by her mother.
On Nov 5, mud flood and landslides in Cameron Highlands claimed five lives – teenager R. Tunesh together with Indonesia and Nepali farm workers.
Following the incident, 203 people from 47 families in Kampung Baru and Bertam Valley had to be evacuated.