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Five On Bird Hunt Missing In Gerik Forest

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IPOH – Five men have been reported missing during a bird hunting trip in the Kampung Bongor forest near Gerik in northern Perak.

Rosli Supiyan, 42, Zakaria Mokhtar, 28, Husaini Rafei, 20, Zulfazli Abd

Majid, 36, and Mohd Zahid Mohd Maznan, 19, were said to have gone into the forest on Monday but had not returned yet.

Gerik Fire and Rescue station chief Azizul Aswad said the police alerted them at about 11.30pm yesterday.

“We have dispatched 10 personnel along with two policemen and 22 People’s Volunteer Corps (Rela) members.

“The area of search covers 500 square kilometres,” he said when contacted by Bernama today. – BERNAMA


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