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Still traumatised after 29 years


Horrific scenes: Ooi showing the ‘Kwong Wah’ newspaper report on the incident in Butterworth.

Horrific scenes: Ooi showing the ‘Kwong Wah’ newspaper report on the incident in Butterworth.

BUTTERWORTH: Twenty-nine years ago today, an 11-year-old boy was so excited when his mother told him they would take the ferry to Penang Island to see a procession in George Town.

But tragedy happened and till this day he can remember clearly being crushed under a pile of dead bodies and being soaked in their blood.

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