SHAH ALAM – Two women fainted after they were trapped in a lift for 30 minutes with 10 other people at an apartment block in Jalan Muhibbah, Klang, early today.
The incident happened at about 6.30 am after the lift stalled at the fourth floor as residents were on their way to work, said Alumaddia Bukri of the Selangor Fire and Rescue Department.
“Two women fainted after they had difficulty breathing. One of them regained consciousness during the rescue by Fire and Rescue personnel,” he said.
Alumaddia said the other woman was sent to the Tengku Ampuan Rahimah Hospital in Klang.
He said it was learnt that the lift was overcrowded and the capacity weight was exceeded. – BERNAMA