Search on for elderly woman lost in jungle

KOTA KINABALU: A search is on for a disabled elderly woman, who has gone missing in Kota Belud.

The 86-year-old, identified as Sinoyo Mosungkang, who is deaf and mute, was said to have left her home at Kampung Taburon to find some plants in the nearby forest.

Sabah Fire and Rescue Depart­ment operations chief Khatizah Rahaban said the woman was last seen at about 6am on Friday.

Villager Dohong Barukan said she saw the old woman in the forest, some 300m from her house.

Khatizah said seven teams, comprising firemen, police and volunteers are searching for the woman.

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