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Man dies after wall collapses on him

Last Update: 07/01/2019

BUKIT MERTAJAM, Jan 7 (Bernama) -- A man was killed while his friend was injured after a wall of a house they were trying to demolish collapsed on them in an incident at Taman Sri Rambai here today.

Seberang Perai Tengah district police chief ACP Nik Ros Azhan Nik Abdul Hamid said the victim, Chiam Meng Kuang, 65, died on the spot, while his friend Mohd Isa Saleh, 42, survived with head injuries in the mishap which occurred at 3.15 pm today.

“Both men were carrying out demolishing work on the house before the concrete wall measuring about nine square metres collapsed and fell on them,” he said here today.

He said a team of Fire and Rescue Department personnel took about 10 minutes to remove Chiam from under the rubble before the medical team arrived at the scene and confirmed that he had died.

Nik Ros Azhan said Chiam's body was sent to the Bukit Mertajam Hospital for a post-mortem 



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