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Bodies of Singaporeans to return from Sabah

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The bodies of five pupils from Tanjong Katong Primary School, their teacher, and their adventure guide will return to Singapore tonight.

The Ministry of Education (MOE) confirmed that an RSAF C-130 aircraft would bring them back, flying from Kota Kinabalu International Airport on Sunday evening.

The next-of-kin will return on another C-130 aircraft.


About 70 people were seen boarding one of two RSAF C-130s at Kota Kinabalu International Airport this evening, shortly after 6pm. It is believed the planes are bound for Singapore. For more updates

Posted by The New Paper on Sunday, 7 June 2015

The search for student Navdeep Singh Jaryal S/O Raj Kumar and teacher Mohammad Ghazi Bin Mohamed continues. 

As of Sunday, six pupils are confirmed to have died.

One male pupil is in critical but stable condition in intensive care at Gleneagles Kota Kinabalu Hospital.

Earlier MOE released the names of the five pupils killed during the earthquake:

Ameer Ryyan bin Mohd Adeed Sanjay

Emilie Giovanna Ramu

Matahom Karyl Mitzi Higuit

Rachel Ho Yann Shiuan

Sonia Jhala

Teacher Loo Jian Liang Terrence Sebastian and their adventure guide, Muhammad Daanish bin Amran were also identified


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