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Malaysian dead in New York hammer attack


PETALING JAYA: A 60-year-old Malaysian restaurant owner, who was attacked with a hammer in a racist attack in New York last Tuesday (Jan 15), has died.

A Wisma Putra official confirmed that Ng Tan Kheong succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead by hospital authorities in New York at about 4am local time (4pm Malaysian time) on Friday (Jan 18).

   

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