A 10-year old girl has passed away last night after being buried under a sand pile at the Sungai Paku sand extraction site in the Tutong District.

The Tutong Police Station received a call at 4.10 in the afternoon that informed them of a girl being buried under a sand pile. The victim was successfully rescued, and was rushed to the Pengiran Muda Mahkota Pengiran Muda Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah Hospital for immediate treatment. However, the girl was pronounced dead at the hospital, and the cause is still under investigation.

Source: Radio Television Brunei