Sabah quake: Mountain guides the true heroes, says Australian climber

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  • Sunday, 07 Jun 2015

Sabahan mountain guides carrying an injured climber.

PETALING JAYA: In a harrowing account of her escape from Mount Kinabalu, Australian hiker Vee Jin Dumlao denounced the Government emergency response as a “farce” for quoting fog as the reason for not rescuing climbers stranded on the peak.

“But the sky cleared beautifully and the air was still by 4pm, but they were determined to leave us up there overnight in cold hunger and potential flash-flooding if it rained,” said the clinical psychologist from Sydney on her Facebook page.

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