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SMRT to probe deaths of 2 employees killed in track accident

Singapore

SMRT will launch a probe into how two of its maintenance employees were killed - apparently hit by an oncoming train - along the track near Pasir Ris MRT station on Tuesday.

The incident in the morning led to the suspension of train services between Tanah Merah and Pasir Ris stations on the East-West Line for more than two hours.

The victims were Nasrulhudin Najumudin, 26, and Muhammad Asyraf Ahmad Buhari, 24.

SMRT chief executive Desmond Kuek said in the evening: "We are investigating exactly how they got hit by the train. What we know is that they were walking in a single file, along the side, along the walkway. They were the second and third men in line, the supervisor was in front of...

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