Photojournalist dies while hiking in Gerik

NSTP photojournalist Zulkifly Ab Latif died while hiking in Gerik today. He was believed to have suffered a cardiac arrest. – Facebook pic, April 8, 2021.

A NEW Straits Times Press Bhd photojournalist in Kuala Lumpur died after he was believed to have suffered a cardiac arrest while participating in a hiking programme at Pulau Tali Kali, Tasik Banding in Gerik today.

A Perak Fire and Rescue department spokesman said the department received word on the incident involving Zulkifly Ab Latif, 41, at around 1.27pm before sending a team of officers and personnel to the incident location for rescue efforts.

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