PAHANG, MALAYSIA — Six people were killed in an accident in Genting Highlands on Wednesday (8 Feb) after the tourist van they were travelling in skidded.

Eight other passengers in the van were also injured in the accident.

Pahang Fire and Rescue Department director Wan Mohammad Zaidi Wan Isa said the incident occurred at about 1.15 pm when the van with 14 passengers on board
was descending from Genting Highlands.

Videos and photos of the accident scene were circulated online, and in one of the photos shared, six body bags can be seen beside a fire engine.

“The victims were taken to the Bentong Hospital and Selayang Hospital,” Wan Mohammad told Bernama today.

He said the passengers in the van comprised a group of tourists from Kulim, Kedah.

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