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Report: Perak religious authorities say stacked graves ‘not ruled out’ in state as Covid-19 death toll rises

KUALA LUMPUR, July 21 — The Perak Islamic Religious Department (JAIPk) said it has “not ruled out” implementing multi-level graves to deal with crowding in the state’s Muslim cemeteries amid rising Covid-19 related deaths.

Local Malay daily Berita Harian reported yesterday that its director Datuk Mohd Yusop Husin said that multi-level graves are not new in the state and has been implemented before especially in the Kerian district where some areas are located near mangrove swamps.

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