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Saturday, 15 February 2014 | MYT 6:41 PM

Lorry driver slashed to death after making ATM withdrawal

IPOH: A lorry driver died after three machete-wielding masked-men slashed him in front of a bank near Ipoh Padang here Saturday.

Ipoh district police chief ACP Sum Chang Keong said T. Eswaran, 27, who was seriously injured on the head in the attack at 9.15am, died at the Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital (HRPB) here at 10.30am.

 "Eswaran, from Taman Kledang Suria, Menglembu here, was said to have just withdrawn some money from the automated teller machine (ATM) at the bank when the group of criminals assaulted him as he was walking to his car," he said when contacted here.

He said the assailants fled in a silver-coloured Perodua Myvi with registration number JLQ 8278. - Bernama


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