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S’PORE MAN GOT LOST CLIMBING JOHOR MOUNTAIN, RESCUED AFTER MISSING FOR 21 HOURS

40-year-old Singaporean, Neo Thiam Ming, went missing for 21 hours after getting lost while climbing the Gunung Panti mountain in Johor Bahru, according to The New Straits Times.

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Neo contacted the Malaysian Emergency Response Services at about 7 pm o 13 August for help, and a search and rescue operation was then launched by the Malaysian authorities.

Ibrahim Wahid, a senior officer of the local fire department, confirmed that Neo eventually managed to find his own way out of the forest.

He was then located by the local authorities at about 4.20 pm on 14 August.

Neo was apparently able to reach the aid control centre safely, which was located at the bottom of the mountain before he was handed over to the police for follow-up.

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an advisory was then issued to climbers intending to explore the mountain range, following the incident, advising explorers to register in advance with the closest police station of the forest bureau for their own safety.

Image source: Malaysia Fire and Rescue Department,

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