Man runs amok slash­ing three kids to death

The Star Malaysia - - Nation -

IPOH: A man in his 30s ran amok and killed three young sib­lings, also se­ri­ously in­jur­ing their sis­ter, mother and two oth­ers us­ing a parang in Bagan Datuk.

In the 2pm in­ci­dent yes­ter­day, the man who was known to some of the vic­tims had gone to a house in Kam­pung Sun­gai Haji Muham­mad Selekoh with a parang be­fore at­tack­ing a five-year-old boy and his two sib­lings aged three and two.

The three have been iden­ti­fied as Mohammad Faqhqih Zahir­ul­haq Mohd Fadzil, five, Muham­mad Fi­rash Zaf­fril, three, and Nur Ziah Fasi­hah, two.

Hilir Perak OCPD Asst Comm Mohd Marzukhi Mohd Mokhtar said the three chil­dren died at the house dur­ing the at­tack, while their 35-year-old mother sus­tained se­ri­ous in­juries to her fin­gers, face and thighs.

He said the man then went to the nearby SK Sun­gai Haji Mo­hamad pri­mary school and at­tacked their nine-year-old sis­ter and an­other girl of the same age.

“Their sis­ter suf­fered se­vere in­juries to her right hand and head. Her friend was also at­tacked and had in­juries on her head and hands.

“The man also at­tacked a teacher there with the parang,’’ ACP Marzukhi said.

The in­jured were brought to the Teluk In­tan Hos­pi­tal for treat­ment.

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