Kuala Lumpur: In a shocking incident on the 1st day of 2021, at least nine people of a family died after a car plunged into the Batang Lupar river on Friday. The authorities revealed that five males and four females died, wherein children were also involved.
According to reports, the incident took place around 3.15 PM.
Authorities yet to identify the victims but it is believed that they all were from Kapit, who were on their way to Kuching to drop their children to a religious school.
The state Fire and Rescue Department said that two teams have been sent to the scene to rescue the people.