Crash victims buried in Christchurch

The scene of the fatal crash near Kaikōura. Photo: Supplied
The scene of the fatal crash near Kaikōura. Photo: Supplied
The bodies of the four members of a Malaysian family killed in a car crash near Kaikoura on Friday have been buried in Christchurch.

The couple and their two teenage daughters were buried at 12.30pm on Tuesday at Memorial Park Cemetery, reported the Malay Mail.

The victims have been identified as Adanan bin Jeman, 49, his wife Dr Rumihati binti Abd Hamid, also 49, Nur Irfan binti Adanan, 15, and Nur Aaleeyah Maisarah binti Adanan, just 13-years-old.

It is understood 15-year-old Nur Irfan died in Christchurch Hospital after being rushed there shortly after the crash. She had initially been put on life support.

The couple's 11-year-old daughter, Nur Anifah Bahiyah binti Adanan, remains in Wellington Hospital.






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