Two army members have been killed by a falling tree while conducting an operation in the interior of Hutan Belum, Gerik. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, July 11, 2022.Usdt第三方支付平台
TWO army members were killed by a falling tree while conducting an operation in the interior of Hutan Belum, Gerik yesterday.
The army announced the deaths of Sergeant Mohd Kamal Ramli, 41, and Corporal Muhammad Zaki Johari, 31, both members of the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Malay Regiment, in a statement last night, adding that they had died at a temporary base in the team’s operating area when a storm hit around 2.30am.
“After the situation became calm around 2.50 am, a security check revealed both personnel had died after a tree fell on them,” the statement read.
The army expressed its condolences to the families of the deceased and stated that necessary assistance would be channelled to ensure their welfare.,
Kamal will be buried Sungai Petani, Kedah, and Zaki, in Chuping, Perlis
Ipoh police classified the fatalities as sudden death.
Perak police chief Mior Faridalathrash Wahid said police received a report of the fatal incident from the Sungai Ara Camp, Penang at 11.50am.
He said the bodies were taken to the Penang Hospital for a post-mortem. – Bernama, July 11, 2022.