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Published: Monday February 10, 2014 MYT 1:42:00 PM
Updated: Monday February 10, 2014 MYT 5:45:57 PM

German tourist believed killed in fall near Mount Kinabalu summit

Ranau police waiting at Timpohon gate at Mount Kinabalu.

Ranau police waiting at Timpohon gate at Mount Kinabalu.

KOTA KINABALU: A 22-year-old female German tourist is believed to have been killed in a fall close to the summit of Mount Kinabalu.

Ranau police chief Deputy Supt Abdul Rahman Kassim said rangers from Sabah Parks were bringing down the woman, who fell at about 6am Monday while making her descent after reaching the 4,095m Low's Peak.

"At the moment, our information is sketchy. Based on an initial report, we have been informed that the woman succumbed to injuries from the fall

"However, we are waiting for park rangers to bring her down to the park headquarters,'' he said, adding that they would provide further details later in the day.


Tags / Keywords: Travel and safety, Mount Kinabalu, Sabah, German tourist

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