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Saturday, May 7, 2016

Sarawak copter crash: Fourth body recovered

KUCHING - A fourth body was recovered from the site of helicopter crash.

Rescuers retrieved the body, whose identity has yet to be confirmed, at 3.26pm Saturday.

The body was found some 500 metres from where the body of deputy minister Datuk Noriah Kasnon was found on Friday.

Sarawak Police Commissioner Datuk Seri Muhammad Sabtu said the body was taken to SAR operations centre in Lingga at 4.30pm and would be flown back here before being taken to the general hospital.

"I do not have any further details for now. Efforts are being taken to transport the body to the police headquarters now," he said.

The second body found confirmed to be that of Datuk Sundaran Annamalai while the third body found at 12pm today belonged to Noriah's personal bodyguard, 26-year-old Ahmad Sobri Harun.

SAR operations are expected to continue to find the two remaining bodies.

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