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WOMAN RESCUED AFTER FALL INTO RAVINE AT MOUNT KORBU

Published : 09/07/2024 09:51 AM

IPOH, July 9 (Bernama) -- A woman who was injured after falling into a 10-metre-deep ravine while descending Mount Korbu was successfully rescued early this morning.

Perak Fire and Rescue Department (Operations) assistant director Sabarodzi Nor Ahmad said the 35-year-old victim was safely brought out at around 1.30 am.

The victim was subsequently handed over to the health authorities for further medical treatment," he said in a statement today.

Yesterday, Sabarodzi reported that the department received information about the incident at 3.29pm prompting a search and rescue (SAR) operation launched by the Tambun Fire and Rescue Station.

The victim was part of a hiking expedition set to conquer Mount Korbu and Mount Gayong with 34 other participants, which began on July 6.

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