LAHAD DATU: News of death of third police commandos untrue


LAHAD DATU: The uncle of Koperal Azman Ampong, one of the three police commandos injured in the deadly shootout with the Filipino gunmen, was overwhelmed with relief when he discovered the news of his nephew's death was not true.

Madun Buyong, 57, said he rushed to Lahad Datu Hospital where his nephew was taken immediately after hearing the news on TV today.

"We were so happy to find out that he is still alive," he said .

Azman, 39, is warded due to injuries on his thigh and buttocks along with Koperal Mohd Tarmizi Hashim, 32, who suffered hand and leg injuries while Konstabel Mohamad Qaiyum'aiqal Zolkifli, 22, is warded at Sandakan Hospital due to injuries on his right shoulder and legs.


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