HULU TERENGGANU – The joy of six friends spending the weekend fishing near the Belukar Bukit Waterfall area, here, ended in tragedy after one of them drowned yesterday afternoon.
In the incident at about 3.30 pm, the victim Khairul Azami Azahami, 28, from Felda Mengkawang and his five friends were fishing in the area when the victim is believed to have slipped on rocks and fell into the river and was swept away, said Fire Operations Commander Mohd Zamri Omar.
He said the body was found stuck among the rocks at about 5.46 pm by the public and carried out to the banks.
The body of the victim has been sent to Hospital Hulu Terengganu for post-mortem. – BERNAMA