KOTA KINABALU, Jan 25, 2016:
Efforts are being carried out by the Foreign Affairs Ministry to assist the family of Affiah Ariffin Hew to bring her remains home.
In confirming the incident, the ministry disclosed that the 23-year-old student at the University of Nantes succumbed to her injuries two days after she was involved in a skiing accident in Nice, France, on Jan 22,
In conveying condolences to her surviving family, the ministry, in a statement, today, also disclosed that her family was together with her when she died.
Earlier today, Bernama reported that Affiah’s mother Latifah Madon had flown to France on Saturday after getting news of her daughter’s accident.