KOTA KINABALU : Two soldiers were killed when the armoured vehicle they were travelling in overturned near Sandakan.
Two more soldiers were injured as they were taken out of the vehicle and sent to the hospital by passers by. The incident is believe to have took place near the Labuk Bay along Sungai Tiram some 20Km near sandakan town on Tuesday.
Sandakan deputy police chief Supt Fadzil Mohd Ali said Sgt Mohd Hanif Patahur, 31, who was the team leader, and Private Ahmad Feleni Mansor, 23, died at the scene.
Last month on July 14th 2014, a similar incident happen,an army sergeant and a corporal died while two other army personnel were injured when the armoured vehicle they were in skidded and overturned at kilometre 232.6 on the North-South Highway heading south, at Kuala Kangsar.
According to sources, Sarjan Bayong Anak Burma died at the scene while Koperal Che Mohd Patanah Che Ismail died on the way to Kuala Kangsar Hospital to get medical treatment.