Portal MiriToday reported that a nurse and a premature baby was stuck in the Miri Hospital lift for over an hour last Tuesday.

The incident was said to happen when the hospital staff were trying to move the prematurely born baby boy to the lower level of the hospital. However, upon reaching the lift, the lift door suddenly closed hence leaving the infants with the nurse attending him stuck in the lift.

According to the hospital spokesperson, the lift door was finally opened an hour later by the contractor appointed by the hospital, adding that it was their standard operating procedure to inform the contractor shall a lift malfunction happen.