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JELI: A teenage boy died when he was buried alive in a landslip while helping to install a water pipe in a trench in Kampung Kulim, Lakota, here.
Muhammad Amir Azim, 14, of Kampung Pauh Sembilan, Bachok, died on the spot at 10.40am, said Jeli Fire and Rescue Department operations chief Anuar Mohamad Taib.
“The boy was helping to install the water pipe in the freshly dug trench when the landslip occurred,” he said.
Anuar said Muhammad Amir suffered serious head injuries in the incident.
His body was sent to Jeli Hospital. – Bernama