02 Sep '11, 10am

Three S’pore expats die on holiday in Batam #Singapore

Three S’pore expats die on holiday in Batam #Singapore

One of the expatriates who was part of the group said they decided to travel to Batam because it was nearby and … A quick getaway to neighbouring island Batam turned into tragedy for eight Indian expatriates based in Singapore after three of them met with a fatal accident. The three were killed in a pre-dawn accident on Sunday when their rental car crashed into a stationary lorry. Two of the deceased, Rajendran Praveen Nair from India and Akshayrajesh Vohora from Britain, both 22, were cremated at Mandai on Wednesday, following funeral services held in neighbouring halls, reported The Straits Times . Nair, whose family is based in Singapore, was a game design student at the University of Newcastle through the PSB Academy. However, it is not known what Vohora did for a living. The third person was 22-year-old Singapore Management University graduate Siddharth Kamal. His bod...

Full article: http://sg.news.yahoo.com/blogs/singaporescene/three-pore-...

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  1. 04 Sep '11, 4am

    We are very sad to read these news. Please remove Turi Beach Resort photo from this article. The resort has no relationship with this incident. Thank you for your time and attention. With best regards, Antonio Hernandez Canovas - General Manager

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