Burial in Christchurch tomorrow for Malaysian family killed in crash

Malaysian holiday-makers Dr Rumihati Abd Hamid, her husband and daughter died in the accident on Friday, while another daughter died of her injuries yesterday. (Youtube Screengrab pic)

KUALA LUMPUR: The bodies of the four members of a Malaysian family killed in a road crash in New Zealand last Friday will be buried in Christchurch tomorrow, the foreign ministry said today.

The ministry said the remains of the four family members would be taken to the Al Noor Mosque for funeral prayers before burial at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Malaysian holiday-makers Dr Rumihati Abd Hamid, 49, her husband Adanan Jemain, 49, and their second child, Maisarah Arifah, 13, died in the car crash in Kaikoura last Friday. The couple’s oldest child, Nur Irfan, 15, died of her injuries yesterday.

The youngest daughter, Nur Arifah, 11, was injured and is being treated at Wellington Hospital.