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Floods: Body Of Man In Boat Capsize Found

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KEMAMAN – The body of a man who went missing with his wife after a boat capsized during evacuation on Wednesday was found Saturday in Kampung Geliga Che Akob, said police.

Kemaman Police chief Supt Che Suza Che Hitam said the body of Suhaimi Awang, 37, was found at 12.20pm by the search-and-rescue team about 10 metres from where the body of his wife, Nur Hayati Sulong, also 37, was found Friday.

“The body was found caught in a pile of wood during the search operation that entered the fourth day today,” he said when approached at the Kemaman Hospital here.

Suhaimi and Nur Hayati went missing during evacuation when the boat carrying them, three other flood victims and three fire and rescue personnel capsized after running into a whirlpool. – Bernama


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