Food supply airlifted to Long Lamei

Food items being deployed to residents in Long Lamei.

MIRI: The Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) air unit transported 1,700 kilogrammes (kg) of food items to Long Lamei in Bario today.

Long Lamei is currently under the enhanced movement control order (Emco) until June 19, after six residents tested positive for Covid-19 following swab tests conducted on June 3. It has 371 residents.

The food supply was airlifted by a helicopter, piloted by Capt PgB Faridullahamin and PgKB II Robert.

Miri Bomba Zone 6 chief Supt Law Poh Kiong said the aid was transported in two batches.

“The first batch from Miri was delivered at 9.51am while the second one departed from Miri at 1.45pm,” he said.