4 Singaporean hikers who went missing at Malaysia's Gunung Angsi found

4 Singaporean hikers who went missing at Malaysia's Gunung Angsi found

The four Singaporeans who were reported missing during a hiking trip at Gunung Angsi in Negeri Sembilan have been found, Bernama reported.

The Malaysian news agency said they were "found exhausted" near a factory hostel in Senawang at 9pm yesterday after a search and rescue operation was launched at 8pm.

Deputy director of operations at Negri Sembilan Fire and Rescue Department Ahmad Mukhlis Mukhtar was quoted as saying that the four began climbing the mountain at 8am, and lost their way at 11am. The department received an emergency call from the police at 7.30pm.

New Straits Times identified the hikers, aged between 19 and 27, as Valen Tan Tao Kuan, Nigel Quek Wen Cong, Sebastian Chua Han Hong and Lim Jing Yang.

huizhen@sph.com.sg

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