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Published: Friday January 31, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Updated: Friday January 31, 2014 MYT 10:14:07 AM

Three die in collision

KUALA TERENGGANU: Three people were killed when three vehicles collided at KM29 of the Jalan Kuala Terengganu-Kota Baru stretch near Kampung Sungai Ikan.

Kuala Terengganu Public Order and Traffic chief Asst Supt Abdullah Ahmad said the victims were the driver and a passenger of a Perodua Myvi and another in a Proton Waja.

The driver and passenger of a Toyota MPV were unhurt in the 10am incident yesterday.

Sajunairi Nafi, 31, of Pasir Puteh, Kelantan, Amin Mohamad, 31, of Bandar Permaisuri, Setiu, Terengganu, and Hamdah Amit were the victims.

ASP Abdullah said the victims were believed to be returning to their hometowns and villages for the Chinese New Year holidays.

Kuala Terengganu Fire and Rescue Station chief Dept Supt Kamarul Bieza Mohd Kassim said firemen took about 15 minutes to remove those trapped in the vehicles.

“Some were hurled as far as 10 metres from their vehicles,” he said.

The bodies were sent to the Sultanah Nur Zahirah Hospital —Bernama.

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