A 27-year-old Kenyan died when he slipped and fell off the Telaga Tujuh waterfall here this evening. (File pix)

LANGKAWI: A 27-year-old Kenyan died when he slipped and fell off the Telaga Tujuh waterfall here this evening.

Kamudi Valentine Muthomi from Nairobi fell about nine metres and sustained severe head injuries.

Fire and Rescue Department public relations officer Mohamad Mustakim Mukhtar said the department received a report on the incident at 5.26pm.

He said the man died at the scene.

“Seven firemen including an EMRS unit were dispatched to the location. The victim’s body was taken down on a stretcher before being handed to the police for further action,” he said.