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Fire truck driver testifies he was 'fearful' of mob attack at temple riot

Alyaa Alhadjri  |  Published:  |  Modified:

INQUEST | The driver of a fire truck deployed to the riots near the Seafield Sri Mahamariamman temple in Subang Jaya last November told an inquest today that he had reversed the vehicle in a state of panic after being chased away by a mob of civilians.

Md Eliza Mohd Noor, the second witness in the inquest to determine firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim's cause of death, said the mob chanted "Bomba pergi balik, jangan padam! (Fire Department go home, don't put the fire out)" and subsequently hit his front mirror with bricks and helmets...

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