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16 Dead in Malaysia Orphanage Landslide


Muslims lower bodies of victims who were killed in the Saturday's landslide during a burial in Hulu Langat in central Selangor state, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 22, 2011

Muslims lower bodies of victims who were killed in the Saturday's landslide during a burial in Hulu Langat in central Selangor state, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 22, 2011

Police in Malaysia say they have ended search and rescue operations after pulling 16 dead and nine survivors from the rubble of an orphanage that was hit by a landslide Saturday.

Authorities said Sunday they recovered the bodies of 15 boys, aged eight to 15, and one adult. Six boys and three adults were rescued and hospitalized.

The landslide occurred Saturday afternoon in the village of Hulu Langat, just south of the capital of Kuala Lumpur, after days of heavy rains.

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