Foul chemical smell sparks fear, forces Johor Baru folk out of their homes

A chemical spill in a tributary has forced local residents to leave their homes to seek temporary shelter in the community Hall in Kampung Baru Sri Aman, Seelong, near Johor Baru. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 15, 2021.

FOUL-SMELLING air has sparked fear in the residents of Kampung Baru Sri Aman, Seelong, near Johor Baru, and forced them to evacuate their homes last night.

Rubaiyah Mat Sam, 70, said she started to smell a strong unpleasant odour yesterday afternoon before experiencing dizziness.

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