Number Of Flood Victims In Kedah Increases
ALOR SETAR, Oct 12 (Bernama) � "� The number of flash flood victims in� Kedah� as at 8 pm tonight rose to 84 compared to 77 this afternoon.
According to a statement from the secretariat of the State Disaster Management Department, all the victims comprising 21 families were placed in three evacuation centres in the� Kota Setar� district.
Thirty-six people from nine families were placed at Surau As Syakirin, while Sekolah Kebangsaan Haji Abu Bakar� took in 41 victims from 10 families and 17 victims from two families placed at� Maahad Darul Hasimie.�
The number of victims increased after rain continued to fall at about 5 pm.
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