Eleven-year-old boy survives 200m fall in Bukit Bal hiking accident

SEREMBAN (Bernama): An eleven-year-old boy who had hiked up up Bukit Bal here Sunday (Oct 11) with his family survived a 200m fall from the top.

The victim, however, suffered serious spinal and hip injuries in the 6pm incident, Seremban 2 Fire and Rescue Station operations commander Senior Fire Officer Mohd Syazwan Saidy said.

The boy and three other family members had reached the peak at 230m above sea level when he slipped and fell shortly after.

Responding to a distress call, the rescue team had to use special equipment to pull the victim up to safety, before sending him to the Tuanku Ja'afar hospital here, Mohd Syazwan said, adding that the operation took almost one-and-a-half hours. - Bernama

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 18
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3

Did you find this article insightful?


67% readers found this article insightful

Next In Nation

MCA's AGM, anniversary celebrations will be live online
Takiyuddin: No Parliament sitting until Emergency ends Aug 1
Annuar Musa tells Umno to be honest to grassroots over party's stand on Bersatu
Dead man found after 'blood' drips from ceiling of flat unit in Labuan
Pahang Umno reaffirms ties with PAS under Muafakat to face GE15
With MCO now relaxed, Zahid asks when Parliament can reconvene
KL cops arrest two more suspects over Brickfields fracas
Sabah Speaker rejects pre-signed quit letter, Hassan stays as Sebatik rep
Khairy: Private hospitals already being used as vaccination centres
Man claims trial to money laundering charges involving RM209,000

Stories You'll Enjoy