Latest media statement (7 June, 12.32pm):
“We are deeply saddened to inform that the bodies recovered by the Malaysian authorities have been identified by their next-of-kin as five students and one teacher from Tanjong Katong Primary School. They are:
• Ameer Ryyan bin Mohd Adeed Sanjay
• Emilie Giovanna Ramu
• Loo Jian Liang Terrence Sebastian (Teacher)
• Matahom Karyl Mitzi Higuit
• Rachel Ho Yann Shiuan
• Sonia Jhala
A Singaporean adventure guide, Muhammad Daanish bin Amran, who accompanied the students, has also been identified.
Operations are continuing to locate the remaining one student Navdeep Singh Jaryal S/O Raj Kumar, and one teacher Mohammad Ghazi Bin Mohamed.
MOE and other government officials are in Kota Kinabalu, and are providing assistance and support to the families during this difficult period.
Arrangements are being made for the family members and the bodies of the deceased to be flown back to Singapore as soon as possible.”