16 dead (so far) on Mt Kinabalu

… Malaysia’s Mt. Kinabalu, a 4095 meter (13,435 ft) trekking peak on the island of Borneo, was struck with a 5.9 magnitude earthquake that claimed the lives of at least 16 people, and left dozens of others injured and stranded on the mountain for a time.

There are believed to be at least two others still missing, and the death toll could rise even further as search and rescue teams continue their efforts. …

Of the 16 climbers who perished on the mountain, reports indicate that seven of them were from Singapore, Six were Malay, with the additional causalities coming from the Philippines, China, and Japan. …

Earthquake on Mt. Kinabalu Kills 16 Climbers, Injures Dozens More

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