The Unexpected Collapse At Dewan Perdana Felda
KUALA LUMPUR: An unexpected collapse was happened during a Health Seminar programme in Dewan Perdana Felda at 9 o’clock this morning. That incident happened when the director of Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Dr. Mohd Azman Abdullah, was speaking. Just shortly over a moment when he started to speak, the ceiling caved in, injuring him. When the ceiling had caved in, there were many students from schools all around Kuala Lumpur inside the hall. As a result, all people could not go any further. According to a passer-by, Mohd Fahmi, at that time when the incident happened, the rain was coming down in torrents. It was an absolute deluge. It was a sudden very heavy fall of rain and he could not see anything because of that heavy rain. Suddenly, he heard a big crash from the hall. He wondered to himself what was happened inside the hall. Not long after that, all people came running out of the hall. Another witness, who was one of the students inside the hall, Siti Hawa said, she saw drops of water fall down onto the speaker’s paper from the ceiling. At that moment, she felt that something that was not good is going to happen. She wondered, how could a big and grand hall like Dewan Perdana Felda had a leakage on its ceiling. Unexpectedly, the ceiling caved in, together with the debris. The audience became panic and ran away to get out of the hall. Some of them were screaming out for help as if that was the end of the world. With everyone ran away all around the hall, the situation became chaotic. The authorities asked all people inside the hall to calm down and get out from the hall as soon as possible using the back doors. They asked the students to get out in a line and ensure that all of their friends were not trapped inside the hall. They did not want another problem to come out. From the incident, there was no immediate news of anyone died. However, four people got minor...
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