KUALA NERUS – A teenager who was reported missing while taking a bath in the river with two friends at Kampung Tuan Mandak here, around 6.40 pm yesterday, has been found drowned.
The body of Ahmad Khairul Azmi Mahyuddin, 18, a student at Sekolah Pondok Kampung Bukit Jong in Tepoh near here, was recovered by a team of 50 divers from the Terengganu and Kuala Berang fire stations around 12.40 pm today.
Kuala Terengganu district fire station chief Kamerul Bieza Mohd Kassim said the remains of Ahmad Khairul, from Kampung Felda Belara, Manir was found about 50 metres from where he had disappeared.
Meanwhile, Ahmad Khairul’s uncle Izzuddin Abdul Salam, 43, said his nephew, who is the eldest of eight siblings, left the house around 2 pm yesterday to meet friends.
“The last time I met him was around 2 pm yesterday. He left on his aunty’s motorcycle, but did not say where they would be heading,” he told Bernama. – BERNAMA