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Former Berita Harian Assistant News Editor Dies
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 (Bernama) -- Former Berita Harian assistant news editor, Samani Mohd Amin, died of a heart attack at the Tengku Ampuan Rahimah Hospital in Klang at 6.55pm Wednesday. He was 78.
He leaves behind his wife, Azizah Ahmad, 67, and four children, Marx Aidied, 50, Muschairil, 47, Mas Dati, 45 and Mas Elati, 38.
Mas Elati said her father was admitted to hospital at 11pm last night (Tuesday) after he fell in his home at Lot 3218, Kampung Batu 7, Jalan Kebun, Klang and suffered a blow to his head.
"After being taken to hospital, the doctor said he fell due to a heart attack and had a cut on his head. At the time my father was still alright until he fell very ill at 1pm," she told Bernama when contacted here.
Samani will be buried at 9am today (Thursday) at the Kampung Batu 7 Muslim Cemetery in Jalan Kebun, Klang.
Samani who received his education in Singapore was a reporter with Utusan Melayu during the newspaper's strike in the early 60s before moving to Berita Harian.
Thursday, 15 January 2009
Al Fatiha...former journalist Samani Mohd Amin passed away
Inna lillahi wa inna ilaihi ro ji uun. Al fatiha untuk arwah Pak Cik Samani. Semoga rohnya dirahmati Allah SWT dan ditempatkan bersama para solihin. Amin