Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


11 Singaporeans Identified in Sabah Earthquake Death Count

Malaysian authorities have announced that 11 Singaporeans have died, following the earthquake that struck Sabah and rocked Mount Kinabalu.

These include 10 students and teachers from Tanjong Katong Primary School, and 1 guide.

Rachel Ho Yann Shilin, 12, (F)
Sonia Jhala, 12, (F)
Emilie Giovanna Ramu, 12, (F)
Ameer Ryyan bin Mohd Aded, 12, (M)
Navdeep Singh Jayral s/o Raj Kumar, 13, (M)
Karyl Mitzi Higuit Matahom, 12, (F) – (Filipino student at TKPS)
Wee Ying Ping Peony, 12 (F) – (Body recovered Friday)
Mohammad Ghazi b Mohamed, 35, (M) – (Teacher)
Loo Jian Liang Terrence, 29, (M) – (Teacher)
Muhammad Daanish b Amran, 22, (M) – (Guide from SG)




The school had organised a “leadership trekking trip” to Mt Kinabalu during the June school holidays.

The group consisted of 29 students and 8 teachers from the school.

Also on the full list of 19 people who died in the earthquake:


Lim Choon Seong, 45 (M)
Muhammad Logman bin Abd Karim, 22 (M)
Mohd Khairuladzuan bin Abd, 39 (M)
Valerian Joannes   –   Mt Torq staff , (M)
Ricky Masarin – Mt Torq staff, (M)
Joseph Solugin –Mt guide, (M)
Robbie Sapinggi, 30 (M) – Mt trainer (body recovered on Friday)

Ozaki Masahiro, 29, (M) – Japan
Lugi, 35, (M) – China

The first bodies of mountain trainer Robbie Sapinggi and 12-year-old Singapore student Wee Ying Ping Peony were found and taken down to the base camp at Sabah Parks on Friday evening.

Pictures included in this story are courtesy of TREmeritus.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Copyright © 2023 Redwire Singapore