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Idrus bin Hassan
Occupation Farmer
Born ca. 1911
Died

February 8, 1973(1973-02-08) (aged 62)
Batu Titian Akar, Malaysia

Cause of death Shot by police
Attack information
Date February 7/8, 1973
4:15 p.m. – 9 a.m.
Location(s) Batu Titian Akar, Malaysia
Killed 8
Injured 4
Weapon(s) 12-gauge shotgun
Parang

Idrus bin Hassan (alias Tiger) was a Malay farmer who killed eight people and wounded four others in Batu Titian Akar, a kampong 18 miles south of Tampin, Malaysia on February 7 and February 8, 1973, before being shot dead by police.

[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14]

VictimsEdit

  • Abdul Ghani Hassan, 40, police constable
  • Alias bin Omar, 52
  • Hashim bin Mat Seh, 50
  • Said bin Hassan, 50
  • Kalsiam binte Abu, 41, wife of Said bin Hassan
  • Endon, 15, daughter of Said bin Hassan
  • Sharif bin Ahmad, 59
  • Yahia bin Hassan, police constable

Those wounded were:

  • Aziz bin Buli, 35, police constable
  • Milon bin Sali, 32, police constable
  • Mohamed Noh bin Baba, 33, police constable
  • Roslan, police constable

ReferencesEdit

  1. Man goes on rampage; 10 dead St. Petersburg Times (February 9, 1973)
  2. Malayan goes wild, kills nine, The Montreal Gazette (February 9, 1973)
  3. Farmer killed after shooting eight persons, The Daily Mail (February 8, 1973)
  4. 17 hours of terror in village, The Straits Times (February 9, 1973)
  5. The "Tiger" stalked his quarry and coolly killed them, The Straits Times (February 12, 1973)
  6. "Tiger" Idrus - amok or cold-blooded killer?, New Straits Times (August 24, 1981)
  7. It took two platoons to bring the tiger down, New Straits Times (August 25, 1989)
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  10. [3], Berita Harian (Fevruary 10, 1973)
  11. [4], Berita Harian (February 9, 1973)
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