'They suffered a great loss'
Reader calls TNP hotline to rally help for children whose parents were killed in PIE crash
Mr Najib Siddik, 33, who works in the education industry, saw a Facebook post about a heartbreaking accident last week.
A couple had died in a motorcycle accident on the Pan Island Expressway (PIE) , leaving behind their two young children, aged nine and 10.
The father of three, aged six, two and two months, decided to call The New Paper hotline to share the news.
He said: "The children have suffered a great loss right before fasting month.
"I was hoping that by sharing the news, the community can be rallied to help these children."
The report was published last Monday.
Another hotline caller, logistics officer Phillips Ivan Andrew, 36, was on his way to meet a friend in Bishan last Wednesday when he heard people shouting: "Fire! Fire!"
He went closer and saw thick black smoke coming from the top storey of a flat at Bishan Street 12.
He called the Singapore Civil Defence Force and the TNP hotline to report the incident.
No one was injured in the fire and its cause is being investigated.
The loyal TNP reader, who has being reading the paper for 20 years, said: "I wanted to share the news so that others can learn about the importance of fire safety."
The report was published last Thursday.
For their tip-offs, these readers will each receive a $100 KFC voucher.
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