14 more schools in Pasir Gudang to close for 4 days
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Medical staff go to the aid of children with breathing difficulties in Pasir Gudang today. (Bernama pic)
JOHOR BAHRU: Fourteen more schools in Pasir Gudang will close for four days starting tomorrow.
All the schools are within a 6km radius from Sekolah Agama Taman Mawar in Pasir Gudang, where 15 students suffered breathing difficulties, believed to be caused by air pollution in the area, on Thursday.
The closure will bring the number of schools closed to 17, including the three schools which were ordered to shut yesterday.
Johor Health, Culture and Heritage Committee chairman Mohd Khuzzan Abu Bakar said the new four-day closure until Thursday (June 27) will involve Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Bukit Dahlia, SK Taman Cahaya Masai, SK Felda Cahaya Baru, SK Kong Kong Laut, SK Taman Nusa Damai, SK Kopok and SK Kota Masai 3.
The other schools are SK Taman Cendana, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Taman Nusa Damai, SMK Pasir Gudang, SMK Kota Masai and Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Tamil) Pasir Gudang, SK Taman Scientex and SMK Taman Scientex….