27 Feb '12, 11pm

For 5 minutes, maid clung onto hands of 2 strangers as she dangled from window, but they could not pull her in

For 5 minutes, maid clung onto hands of 2 strangers as she dangled from window, but they could not pull her in

The maid hanging out of a window at Ivory Heights condo last Thursday. She was believed to have been cleaning the windows of her employer's home before she fell. The 26-year-old had been working for the employer for barely a week. --PHOTO: COURTESY OF KUAH BOO INN By Jalelah Abu Baker For five long minutes last Thursday, a terrified Indonesian maid clung onto the hands of two strangers as she dangled from an eighth-floor window at a Jurong condominium apartment. But the 26-year-old, believed to have been cleaning the windows of her employer's home minutes before, slipped from the grasp of those two pairs of hands and fell to her death. One of the two people who tried to prevent her fall was a fellow Indonesian maid from a seventh-floor unit at the Ivory Heights condo. Background story TOO SCARED 'She was... too low already. She didn't say anything. She just looked panicked...

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