Floods: Army on the ground from day one; 12 boats, 300 soldiers deployed in Shah Alam

Published on 21 Dec 2021 6:29:14 PM

Brigadier Jen Noorrul Azril Ariffin, the operations commander at the Armed Forces’ Taman Sri Muda command post, told reporters on Tuesday that 12 boats and 300 soldiers were being stationed in the area to help rescue the flood victims and distribute food aid to them.

He added that one of the biggest challenges was to mobilise assets at night, as they lacked local knowledge of the area.

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