Part of new rural road in Kiulu collapses after landslip
KOTA KINABALU: A substantial portion of the relatively new Jalan Pukak Pahu Nulu in the Kiulu sub-district, some 35km from here, has collapsed following a landslip on Tuesday (May 17).
Sabah Public Works Department (JKR) director Datuk Ali Ahmad Hamid said the incident occurred at about 3pm after continuous rain in the area.He said the collapsed section of the road measured some 16m in length and 20m deep.“As a safety measure, the road has since been closed to motorists,” he said when contacted on Wednesday (May 18).
He added that people can use the Jalan Tomis Tiong Lokub as an alternative route.“In the meantime, our men have been working since this morning to build a temporary diversion road.“We are not sure how long this will take, but the public is advised not to use this route for now. We will provide updates on the matter as soon as possible,” Ali Ahmad said.
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The road, which links Kampung Lokos and Kampung Pahu, is part of the Telipok-Kiulu-Rondogung route that was completed at the end of 2019.Russia currently has two members on the IOC with former pole vault Olympic champion Yelena Isinbayeva and Shamil Tarpishchev.Hoffenheim looked on course in January to finish in the top four and seal a Champions League spot but they quickly dropped down the standings, finishing the campaign with a nine-match winless run including six defeats.It's a new, difficult field to navigate, and students need help getting it right.
Sabah Public Works Department (JKR) director Datuk Ali Ahmad Hamid said the incident occurred at about 3pm after continuous rain in the area. He said the collapsed section of the road measured some 16m in length and 20m deep. "Under the Olympic Charter, the IOC members are not representatives of their country within the IOC," an IOC spokesperson said in response to questions by Reuters on the eligibility of Russian IOC members at the session. “As a safety measure, the road has since been closed to motorists,” he said when contacted on Wednesday (May 18). He added that people can use the Jalan Tomis Tiong Lokub as an alternative route." The spokesperson said Isinbayeva, who sits on the IOC's athletes' commission among others, did not participate in the latest commission calls, without providing further details. “In the meantime, our men have been working since this morning to build a temporary diversion road.
“We are not sure how long this will take, but the public is advised not to use this route for now. Since the invasion of Ukraine in February, which Moscow calls a"special military operation", many sports bodies have moved events and suspended Russian teams or athletes while sponsors have ended contracts in protest. We will provide updates on the matter as soon as possible,” Ali Ahmad said. Kiulu assemblyman Datuk Joniston Bangkuai said they are communicating with Sabah JKR, which assured immediate action is being taken to resolve the matter. It has issued no sanctions against the Russian Olympic Committee and its leadership or against the Russian members of the IOC. Bangkuai, who is also the Sabah Tourism, Culture and Environment Assistant Minister, added that he will be visiting the site with Ali Ahmad at 2pm later today. Article type: metered . "The IOC continues to closely monitor the situation and reserves the right to adapt the measures depending on further developments.