Sabah quake: Search for 2 Singaporeans missing on Mount Kinabalu has resumed

Search-and-rescue teams have resumed searching for two more Singaporeans who are missing after the earthquake at Mount Kinabalu on June 5, Malaysian media has reported. -- PHOTO: EPA
Search-and-rescue teams have resumed searching for two more Singaporeans who are missing after the earthquake at Mount Kinabalu on June 5, Malaysian media has reported. -- PHOTO: EPA

KUNDASANG - Search-and-rescue teams have resumed searching for two more Singaporeans who are missing after the earthquake at Mount Kinabalu on June 5, Malaysian media has reported.

The search for Tanjong Katong Primary School physical education teacher Mohammad Ghazi Mohamed, 35, and pupil Navdeep Singh Jaryal Raj Kumar, 13, started at 6am on Tuesday (June 9), Bernama reported.

Ranau district police chief Mohd Farhan Lee Abdullah said more than 10 personnel had "already landed at Laban Rata to resume the operation".

"Today the weather seems fine albeit some fog, but it isn't as bad as yesterday," Bernama quoted him as saying.

The total death toll from the quake has reached 18, including eight Singaporeans.