BINTULU – An unemployed man suffered major burns following a minor explosion from insulated wires he was burning to extract copper in Kampung Sebiew here at about 7.30 pm yesterday.
Bintulu police chief Supt Zulkipli Suhaili said the 27-year-old who suffered burns in both hands and legs, neck and face was rushed to the Bintulu Hospital.
“I advise the public not to speculate on this incident,” he said in a statement here today.
He added that no foul play was suspected but investigations were ongoing. – BERNAMA