4 Malaysian military personnel killed in shooting

Four personnel of the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) were killed following a shooting incident at their camp in the northern Borneo state of Sarawak, officials confirmed on Friday.

Sarawak state police commissioner Aidi Ismail said the shooting happened at the guardhouse of the camp, with three of the victims being killed on the spot and another severely injured victim died at a nearby hospital where he was being treated for injuries, reports Xinhua news agency.

He said investigations into the incident are underway and forensics teams are on site.

Separately, the RMAF also confirmed the incident and said the investigation is being handled by the police, with the cause being investigated.

The statement also cautioned the public against speculating on the incident.