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PRESS RELEASE :DEATH OF MALAYSIANS IN FLORES, INDONESIA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

DEATH OF MALAYSIANS IN FLORES, INDONESIA

 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to confirm that the two Malaysians who were reported missing in Cunca Wulang Waterfall, Flores, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia on Saturday, 16 April 2016 have been found by the Indonesian rescue team on Sunday, 17 April 2016.

 

The remains of Mohamad Ezzaq Azraf bin Azumi has been found at 11.00 am, while the remains of Mohamad Azfar bin Tahir was found at 1.00 pm. The remains of the Indonesian tour guide, Wenseslaus Hendro Akung who was also reported missing was found at 3.00 pm local time.

 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Embassy of Malaysia in Jakarta would like to convey its condolences to the families involved in this tragedy and will provide appropriate assistance in bringing the remains back to Malaysia as soon as possible.

 

 

PUTRAJAYA

17 April 2016