Reports say rescue operations are now underway with the Penang fire and rescue department revealing in a statement that two people so far have been pulled from the landslide, which occurred at a building construction site.
Penang Island City Council mayor Datuk Maimunah Mohd Sharif has confirmed the discovery of two bodies.
"The collapsed area was the basement space", he said.
A total of 14 victims were confirmed buried, where 13 of them are foreign workers, while another is a local resident.
Venus at number one? Could happen at WTA Finals
World No.1 Simona Halep leads the Red group, alongside Elina Svitolina, Caroline Wozniacki and Caroline Garcia. Garbine Muguruza has been named the WTA Tour player of the year.
"I was operating the crane when suddenly the earth caved in". "There was hardly time to do anything".
Bangladeshi national Mohd Bulumulah Mohd Atelmullah, 47, was seen seated on a pathway in tears anxious about his nephew Nuralla Altapussh, 35, who is believed to be buried in the landslide.
"We have issued a stop-work order, pending investigations", she said in a WhatsApp message to FMT.
Officials say a landslide at a construction site in northern Malaysia has killed three foreign workers with rescuers searching for 11 others feared trapped in the mud and rubble.
Melania Trump to donate her inaugural gown to the Smithsonian
Pierre explained, "We thought about it but decided, 'No, that's a bad idea.' At one point, you have to calm down". Pierre told the Washington Post that he still adores the inaugural gown, saying "I really love the dress".
Mohammad Jashim Husseif Ahmad, 27, said there were about 20 people at the scene.
The Fire and Rescue Department found three bodies by 1pm.
Aside from projects near hill slopes, he also said the state should review all high density housing projects and change its high density housing policy to prevent any future tragedies.
Security forces conduct a rescue operation at a construction site after a landslide in Penang, Malaysia, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017.
Braid-chopping: Attempt to set afire mentally challenged man
A police statement said that a protest was held at Hazratbal over the alleged overnight braid chopping incident in the locality. Over the past two months, Valley vigilantes have roughed up dozens of people on the suspicion of being braid-choppers.