Published: Saturday January 26, 2013 MYT 9:55:00 AM
Updated: Saturday January 26, 2013 MYT 10:54:32 AM
Algerian hostage crisis: Second Malaysian confirmed dead
KUALA LUMPUR: The second Malaysian missing in the Algerian hostage crisis has been confirmed dead by Wisma Putra.
The Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Saturday that Tan Ping Wee was identified by the forensic team through his dental records as well as confirmation of his tattoo by his family.
The Malaysian Embassy in Algiers and the JGC Corp are in the midst of arranging for the remains of Tan Ping Wee and Chong Chung Ngen to be flown home as soon as possible.
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