Teen hiker rescued after fall at Sepanggar hill

KOTA KINABALU: A teen hiker was carried down on a stretcher by firefighters after he fell and injured himself while hiking up a hill in Sepanggar on Friday (May 2).

The Fire and Rescue Department received the alert at 4.36pm about the 14-year-old boy sustaining injuries on his hands and legs after taking a tumble when hiking Bukit Janggut there.

“The victim fell about 400m from the starting point.

“Preliminary treatment was given by the rescuers before they carried him down via stretcher.

“The victim was then handed over to the ambulance to be taken to the hospital for further treatment.

“The operation ended at 6.18pm,” said the department spokesman.

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