Firemen pluck man off Menara KL ledge


KUALA LUMPUR: Quick thinking by firefighters helped save the life of a man at Menara KL here on Sunday (Jan 16).

The KL Fire and Rescue Department, in a statement, said that an emergency call about the incident was received at around 5.11pm.

“The man, aged 21, was seen standing at the edge of the Sky Deck in Menara KL. He was saved after firefighters acted quickly by grabbing him by the back when he wasn’t paying attention,” read the statement.

The man was then brought to a safe area before he was handed over to the police for further action.

Those suffering from mental health issues or contemplating suicide can reach out to the Mental Health Psychosocial Support Service (03-2935 9935 or 014-322 3392); Talian Kasih (15999 or 019-261 5999 on WhatsApp); Jakim's (Department of Islamic Development Malaysia) family, social and community care centre (011-1959 8214 on WhatsApp); and Befrienders Kuala Lumpur (03-7627 2929 or go to befrienders.org.my/centre-in-malaysia for a full list of numbers nationwide and operating hours, or email sam@befrienders.org.my).

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