16 Jun '17, 12am

Crushed to death by branch

Crushed to death by branch

Compiled by AISYAH NABILAH, ADRIAN CHAN and R. ARAVINTHAN A 75-year-old man in Mukim Ulu Melaka, Langkawi, was crushed to death when the branch of a tree he cut to prevent a troop of monkeys from ruining his orchard fell on him, reported Berita Harian . In the 11.15am incident on Wed-nesday, Saidin Chin died due to injuries to his head and body. His brother, Yaacob, 70, said that a few days earlier, Saidin had complained to him that the monkeys were ruining the durian trees in his orchard. “He wanted to cut down the tree which the monkeys were using to climb into the orchard. “I did try to stop him but I didn’t know that he would go ahead and cut the tree,” said Yaacob, who received news of his brother’s death while on his way to Kangar, Perlis. Kedah Fire and Rescue Department public relations officer Superintendent Nur Hafizah Muhammad Lukman said when its staff arrived ...

Full article: http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2017/06/16/crushed-...

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