The Day The Mountain Roared | Sabah Quake Specials | Channel NewsAsia Connect

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The earth under Sabah’s Mount Kinabalu shook for 30 seconds on 5 June 2015. Rocks and boulders fell from the summit and took 19 lives, injuring many others. More than a hundred climbers got stranded for hours, uncertain if help was on the way. These are the first hand accounts from people who lived through the devastating earthquake.

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About The Series:
A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck Sabah, Malaysia on 5 June 2015. It’s the strongest quake to hit Malaysia since 1976. 18 people died while climbing Mount Kinabalu, while about 137 other people were stranded but later rescued. These are the stories of some of the earthquake victims, survivors, rescuers and their communities.

Special Thanks:
Joe Endam
Nuhairi Bin Kintan
Ridzuan Kohinin
Jane Jaymay Endam
Mohd Sharul Lizam
Quek I-Gek
Mountain Torq
Dinna Chong
Amazing Borneo Tours

Earthquake & Rescue Footage:
Charlene Chen
Khumaini Ismail
Safrey Sumping

Ray Yeh
Shushan Lam

Script/Video Editor:
Shushan Lam [[email protected]]

Ray Yeh [[email protected]]

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