Friday, March 16, 2012

NSF dies after he was found unconscious in army camp

SINGAPORE: A Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) full-time National Serviceman (NSF) was found unconscious in a toilet at Bedok Camp at about 5.30pm on Thursday.


An SAF medic went on site immediately and tried to resuscitate Private (PTE) Amirul Syahmi Bin Kamal, 22.


The serviceman, from 3rd Battalion Singapore Guards, was evacuated via an SAF ambulance to the Bedok Camp Medical Centre and arrived at about 5.37pm where SAF doctors attended to him.


PTE Amirul was then sent via an SAF ambulance to the Changi General Hospital (CGH) at 5.50pm and arrived at 5.59pm. An SAF doctor continued to resuscitate him en route to the hospital.


PTE Amirul was pronounced dead at 6.09pm at CGH.


The Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) and the SAF have extended their deepest condolences to the family of the late PTE Amirul.


The SAF is assisting the family in their time of grief and is investigating the incident.


- CNA/ir


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Source From Channel News Asia

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