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Mountain guides from Sabah lost their lives protecting climbers in the June 5th earthquake that rocked Mount Kinabalu. Families and friends of Valerian Joannes, Joseph Selungin and Robbi Sapinggi remember these heroes.
Read the story: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/families-and-friends/1929420.html
Catch documentary special Heart of Courage: Sabah Guides on Channel NewsAsia, Jun 23, at 8.30pm.
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.
Jessica Sikta & Family of Valerian Joannes
Sappingi Ladsou & Family
Marius Salungin & Family
Earthquake & Rescue Footage:
Wong Kim Fay
Sarah Yang [[email protected]]
Ray Yeh [[email protected]]