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Authorities have called off the search and rescue operation at the collapsed pedestrian bridge linking KL Eco City to the Gardens shopping mall. ― Picture by Yusof Mat IsaAuthorities have called off the search and rescue operation at the collapsed pedestrian bridge linking KL Eco City to the Gardens shopping mall. ― Picture by Yusof Mat IsaKUALA LUMPUR, Dec 1 — The search and rescue (SAR) operation at the under-construction pedestrian bridge which collapsed near the Abdullah Hukum apartment in Jalan Bangsar here yesterday, has been called off.

Police today confirmed there were no more victims in the rubble.

Brickfields police chief ACP Sharul Othman Mansor said the total number of victims were six, comprising Vietnamese, Pakistani and Indonesian workers.

A Vietnamese contract worker, aged 21, died in the 3.30pm incident.

“The rescue team used two sniffer dogs to locate victims said to be buried in the rubble since yesterday, but the effort did not find any other victims or dead bodies,” he said when contacted here.

Shahrul Othman said the construction developer was also not able to provide details of the identity of missing persons working at the site.

However, he said the police had placed a mobile police station along with two personnel to monitor the area while the developer cleared the rubble. — Bernama

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