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3 children killed, 24 trapped in Malaysia after landslide

Three children were killed and at least 24 others are trapped after a landslide on Saturday hit an orphanage in the Malaysian capital.

world Updated: May 21, 2011 19:24 IST

Three children were killed and at least 24 others are trapped after a landslide on Saturday hit an orphanage in the Malaysian capital.

Authorities have also rescued seven children and rushed them to a hospital here, Bernama reported. The landslide struck the orphanage at about 2.30 pm (local time) in Hulu Langat, south Kuala Lumpur.

The children were in dining hall when the landslide occurred.