ALOR SETAR, Dec 9 — Two people were killed in a road accident involving two vehicles in Kampung Ketemba, Jalan Baru Kulim-Baling-Gerik, near Baling today.

Baling district police chief Supt Shamsudin Mamat, in a statement, identified the victims who died in the 5.20pm incident as Mohammad Syawal Mohd Sukri, 29, and Rokiah Kassim, 59.

He said Mohammad Syawal was driving a Proton Persona that was carrying four other passengers while Rokiah was in a Perodua Kancil that was driven by another individual.

Shamsudin said the Kancil driver had lost control of the vehicle before veering into the opposite lane and colliding head-on with the Persona.

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Rokiah died at the scene while Mohammad Syawal succumbed to his injuries while on the way to the hospital.

Three others were injured, he added. — Bernama

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