KOTA BARU: The New Straits Times staff correspondent here, Azran Aziz, passed away at a private hospital yesterday following complications from diabetes.
He died at 4pm.
Azran, 41, who is survived by his wife and five children, was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday after suffering from boils on his soles.
He was a specialist writer and had served the newspaper for the past 17 years. His last posting was in Kuantan, Pahang.
He is expected to be buried in his hometown in Temerloh today.