Thursday, April 15, 2010

10-month-old boy chokes to death on a fish ball

Thursday April 15, 2010

TAMPIN: A 10-month-old baby boy choked to death on a fish ball at a nursery yesterday.

Wan Nur Alif Wan Arif Fadhla was having breakfast, which was prepared by the nursery, with other children at about 9am when the incident happened.

The baby was said to have collapsed and turned blue and was sent to the Tampin Hospital, where he was confirmed dead on arrival.

His father, Wan Arif Fadhla Wan Yusof, 41, said his wife called him at about 11.15am to tell him that their son had been sent to the hospital.

“I went to the hospital and was informed that my son had choked on a fish ball,” said the Rembau district information officer, who then lodged a police report.

Wan Arif said his son’s body would be brought back to his wife’s hometown in Marang, Terengganu, for burial.

Tampin police chief Supt Wooi Hooi Cheng said that police would

The Star

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