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KOTA KINABALU: A worker was killed and another seriously injured in an explosion as they unloaded fuel drums from a lorry at a fuel station in Telupid, about 300km from here.
Lapa Mohd Hatta, 25, died on the spot while his colleague Rahmat Masse, also 25, suffered 85% burns in the incident at a privately-owned fuel station in Kg Gambaron at 8pm on Saturday.
Rahmat’s condition remains critical after he was admitted to the Duchess of Kent Hospital in Sandakan.
Beluran OCPD Deputy Supt V. Sivanathan said that the explosion could have happened while the men were unloading the drums.
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