Sabah quake: Malaysian PM Najib sends condolences, PM Lee thanks Malaysia for support

Flowers left for the victims of the Sabah earthquake at Tanjong Katong Primary School on June 8, 2015. -- PHOTO: MIKE LEE FOR THE STRAITS TIMES
Flowers left for the victims of the Sabah earthquake at Tanjong Katong Primary School on June 8, 2015. -- PHOTO: MIKE LEE FOR THE STRAITS TIMES

SINGAPORE - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has written to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to extend his condolences to Singapore and the families who lost their loved ones in the Sabah quake.

"I wish to assure you that we have taken all the necessary steps to provide immediate rescue and recovery efforts to the affected people," he wrote.

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Mr Lee, in his reply, thanked Mr Najib for the help and support rendered by the Malaysian authorities to Singapore.

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Eight people from Singapore were killed when the quake struck Sabah on Friday (June 5). Two are still missing.