Published: Wednesday September 12, 2012 MYT 5:44:00 PM
Updated: Wednesday September 12, 2012 MYT 6:52:01 PM
Body of Malaysian student killed in Jordan crash to arrive Thursday
KUALA LUMPUR: The body of a Malaysian student, who was killed in a road crash in Jordan on Monday, is scheduled to arrive here tomorrow.
In a statement Wednesday, the Foreign Ministry said the Malaysian ambassador in Amman was making arrangements pertaining to the body of 22-year-old Saiful Asraf Saifuddin.
It said the victim was from Bandar Tasik Kesuma, Beranang in Selangor, adding that his parents and family members were informed of the accident.
Saiful Asraf, a second-year student in Syariah at the Mu'tah University in Jordan, was killed in the crash when fetching his three coursemates who had arrived at an airport after returning from a holiday in Malaysia.
The accident occurred when the rental car they were in, skidded at a highway between Karak and Aqaba.
The coursemates, Mohd Hanafi Khalis Zainal Abidin, Nadhirah Husna Ahmad and Nur Syahirah Saipolbahari, sustained minor injuries. - Bernama