SAF regular dies after collapsing during own physical training in camp

SAF regular dies after collapsing during own physical training in camp
PHOTO: The Straits Times

A Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) regular serviceman has died, after losing consciousness while having his own physical training in Nee Soon Camp this morning (Feb 20).

The Ministry of Defence (Mindef) said in a statement that the serviceman collapsed at 8:05am, and resuscitative efforts were administered immediately.

He was conveyed from Nee Soon Camp Medical Centre to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital via SAF ambulance, but was pronounced dead at 9.02am.

A spokesperson for Mindef said: "The Ministry of Defence and the SAF extend their deepest condolences to the family of the late serviceman. The SAF is assisting the family in their time of grief."

ljessica@sph.com.sg

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