Three M’sians killed in NZ

KUALA LUMPUR: Three Malaysians were killed while two others were injured in a collision in Kaikoura, New Zealand.

The New Zealand Police portal reported that three people died in a crash involving a car and a truck at 3.10pm local time (10.10am Malaysian time) on Thursday.

The report said helicopters assisted in transporting the injured to hospital.

A news portal described the crash as a “horrendous tragedy” where Kaikoura firefighters had to use cutting equipment to free passengers from the car.

The Foreign Ministry (Wisma Putra) confirmed the incident and the Malaysian High Commission in New Zealand was obtaining information on the victims involved.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation. — Bernama

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 1
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3

collision , Kaikoura , New Zealand


Did you find this article insightful?


Next In Nation

Muhyiddin says briefing on Emergency proclamation well-received during Perikatan presidential council meeting
Squabbling over PM post during pandemic is being insensitive to people's plight, says Abdul Hadi
Tok Mat rubbishes report of Umno supreme council backing him as PM candidate in next GE
Eurocham: No mention of lockdown after Feb 4 in meeting with Miti
Senior citizen lodges police report over social media post claiming he violated Covid-19 quarantine
Thaipusam: Chariot only allowed to travel to Batu Caves without procession, Annuar clarifies
Lion and dragon dance troupes bracing for hard times
Covid-19: Nine new clusters reported, eight linked to workplaces
Covid-19: Two more deaths, 255 new cases in Sarawak as of Sunday (Jan 24)
Cops foil two ketum-smuggling attempts, seize leaves worth RM33,390

Stories You'll Enjoy