China Press reported that a woman who underwent abortion died several hours later at a private clinic in Klang here.
The woman, a mother-of-four known as Rajeswari, was two months pregnant.
According to the daily, she had either died of excessive bleeding or from lack of oxygen during the operation.
Rajeswari, 35, was earlier accompanied by her husband to the clinic at 9.40am on Saturday.
Her husband received a call at about 2pm informing him that his wife had died.