Sunday, May 22, 2011

Landslide: Victims laid to rest

Family members and villagers gather at a funeral prayer at a mosque in Hulu Langat on Sunday for victims of two landslides that hit the Madrasah Al-Taqwa Orphanage in Hulu Langat.

HULU LANGAT: Hundreds gathered at the Sultan Hisammuddin Alam Shah mosque here Sunday to pray for the victims of the landslide.
The bodies of five victims arrived at the mosque at 10.45am, and another two at 12.45pm. The other nine bodies were claimed by their respective families.
After prayers, the bodies were taken to the Dusun Nanding Muslim cemetery for burial at 2.20pm. The seven were buried by 3.20pm.
Relatives of the dead were sobbing as the final prayers were recited before the burial.
Villagers from adjoining villages also gathered under the blazing sun to pay their final respects.
The 2.30pm tragedy on Saturday at Rumah Anak-Anak Yatim dan Anak-Anak Hidayah Madrasah Al-Taqwa here claim 16 lives. - theStarOnline

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