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Two fallen firefighters in Puchong tragedy receive posthumous medals

KOTA BHARU, Two firefighters who were killed while carrying out a search and rescue operation to locate a teenager who fell into a disused mining pool in Taman Perdana Putra, Puchong, Selangor on Oct 3 last year, have been posthumously awarded the Pingat Bakti (PB) for their sacrifices.

Tengku Mahkota of Kelantan Tengku Dr Muhammad Faiz Petra presented the medals to the families of the fallen fighters in conjunction with Sultan of Kelantan Sultan Muhammad V’s 49th birthday celebration at Istana Balai Besar here today.

Wan Kamilah Wan Yaacob, 54, the mother of firefighter Muhammad Hifdzul Malik Shaari, and Wan Ibrahim Mat Daud, 61, father of firefighter Izatul Akma, received the medals on behalf of their sons.

Source: BERNAMA

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