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Underground tunnel part of Pudu underpass collapses photos

Road collapse at Jalan Pudu and Jalan Hang Tuah intersection. Pic - The Star
Road collapse at Jalan Pudu and Jalan Hang Tuah intersection. Pic – The Star

Kuala Lumpur Fire and Rescue department assistant director (operations) Azizan Ismail said the tunnel, which is part of Pudu underpass project by Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL), sunk twice at approximately 10.38am and 12.20pm, Wednesday reports The Star.

“We predict that the road will collapse further along the tunnel line.

The collapse has damaged Syabas water pipes.

It is learnt that two idle excavators were in the tunnel when the incident occurred but no casualties have been reported,” he said.

Road collapse at Jalan Pudu and Jalan Hang Tuah intersection. Photo: The Star
Road collapse at Jalan Pudu and Jalan Hang Tuah intersection. Photo: The Star
Road collapse at Jalan Pudu and Jalan Hang Tuah intersection. Photo: The Star
Road collapse at Jalan Pudu and Jalan Hang Tuah intersection. Photo: The Star
Road collapse at Jalan Pudu and Jalan Hang Tuah intersection. Photo: The Star
Road collapse at Jalan Pudu and Jalan Hang Tuah intersection. Photo: The Star

Heavy downpour turns Kuala Lumpur MRR2 highway to river

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Section of Middle Ring Road Two (MRR2) highway near the International Islamic University campus, Gombak were nearly a meter underwater, stranding several motorists last night.

Unlike Bintulu, flash flood regularly occurs in many parts of the metropolitan city. Here are some of the photos showing cars, four wheel drive stranded on a section of MRR2 on Twitter. Continue reading Heavy downpour turns Kuala Lumpur MRR2 highway to river