SANDAKAN (Bernama) – A boiler at a noodle factory exploded yesterday, killing three male workers, according to the Sandakan Fire and Rescue Service.
Its chief, Andree Andrew, said the dead men were Hayadi Baid, Sahril Muhd Amin and Herman Kaco, all in their 30s.
They died on the spot after they were trapped under the debris of the building located at the 8-1/2 mile Jalan Chong Hwa, he said.
Andree said the bodies were sent to the Duchess of Sandakan Hospital. The explosion caused 60 per cent of the factory to collapse, but there was no fire, he added.