Driver escapes burning lorry at JB checkpoint


Border conflagration: The flaming lorry at the checkpoint in Johor Baru. The immigration booth suffered some damage as well.

JOHOR BARU: A lorry driver making a routine delivery to Singapore got a shock when his vehicle suddenly caught fire at the immigration checkpoint here.

D. Chandran said he was about to drive into Singapore with his lorry carrying sand at around 5.45pm when he said he heard “a funny sound from the vehicle”.

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