Tag Archives: Mount Kinabalu

STUDENT SURVIVOR SAW SCHOOLMATES & FRIENDS CRUSHED TO DEATH

Tanjong Katong Primary School student survivor Emyr Uzayr does not want to close his eyes, even as he lies in a hospital bed at Gleneagles Kota Kinabalu Hospital recovering from a fractured skull and injured back. The student told his father Sadri Farick that when he closes his eyes, the images of the disaster and his friends getting hurt keep unfolding in his mind. "By closing my eyes, I keep seeing what I saw. It's so shocking and I cannot believe it." He says. Sadri says his son saw things "that I don't think I would like to describe".

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LOCAL CLIMBER: MT KINABALU IS NOT A PLACE FOR CHILDREN!

When the news first broke, I thought the Primary school pupils were there to just visit the park and not climb the mountain. When my friend confirmed with me the children were really there to climb the mountain, I was like 'What the f**k?" And when I found out they were doing the descent via Ferrata, I was 'What the flying f**k!" So don't make it sound like the trip was suitable for 12 year olds.

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BODY OF S’POREAN FEMALE STUDENT RECOVERED FROM MOUNT KINABALU AFTER SABAH QUAKE

Two bodies, believed to be of a local guide and a Singaporean tourist, have been recovered from Mount Kinabalu following a 6.0-magnitude quake that hit Sabah early this morning. The second body, believed to be that of a female Singaporean student, arrived about 8.45pm. Malaysian doctor Dr Redzlan Abdul Rahman earlier said he had checked the body of a Singaporean female and could not find a pulse.

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