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Permit Of PD Funfair Operator Revoked

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PORT DICKSON – The Port Dickson Municipal Council has revoked the permit of funfair operator following the mishap at Port Dickson Water Front which left three injured early this morning.

Its chief Datuk Ab Khalid Mat when contacted said the operator had obtained the permit to run the funfair.

“The council would temporary revoke the permit until full investigation report on the area and machine is received. The organiser was allowed to operate on Nov 1 and till Dec 31.

“The operator had regularly organised funfair at PD Water Front,” he said.

In the early morning incident, a woman was seriously injured while two other sustained minor injuries when a funfair swing machine collapsed on them.

The victims identified as Hawa Liana Kamar Bashah, 21, Abd Rahman Mohamad, 35, and Nor Aminur Rashid Nor Hisham, 17, were rushed to Port Dickson Hospital for treatment.

Meanwhile, the funfair organiser, who only wanted to be identified as Alex said his staff conducts maintenance check every afternoon before the funfair opens its door to public.

“It was raining during the incident, the machine collapsed maybe because the soil movement triggered by the wind,” he said when met at the scene. – NST

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