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MALAYSIA: SENIOR CITIZEN DIES AFTER ALIGHTING FROM BUS

KUANTAN, Pahang state, Malaysia A septuagenarian was killed when she fell into a drain after alighting from a bus in Beserah here Monday.

In the 9am incident, the 71-year-old victim known as Mek Teh Dagang was travelling on a Rapid stage bus along Jalan Kuantan-Kemaman.

Kuantan district police chief ACP Mohd Noor Yusof Ali said police received an emergency call on the incident at 9.30am.

Upon reaching the scene, the victim was found lying down with head injuries, he said adding that the victim was rushed to the Tengku Ampuan Afzan Hospital but was later pronounced dead.

Meanwhile Rapid Kuantan in a statement yesterday said it had suspended one of its bus drivers to assist in the investigations into the death of the senior citizen.

It said the 50-year-old driver had two years experience driving the bus in the district.

We’re deeply sorry for the incident and ready to give full cooperation to the authorities probing the incident, the statement said.

Source: NAM News Network

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