SETIU: A teenage girl was drowned after she fell into aÂ well in Kampung Jelapang, Bandar Permaisuri, here yesterday afternoon.
In the 4 pm incident, the victim Norsyakirah Izati Nazliza, 13, followed herÂ grandfather Mat Daud Dollah, 73, to lay out fishing nets at the back of theÂ house when the water was rising.
Setiu district police chief DSP Ab Rahman Raja Mohamed said the victim,Â however, was believed to have fallen into a submerged well in the paddy field.
“With the help of the villagers, the victim was found not long after thatÂ and rushed to the hospital by them,” he said when contacted here.
He said the body of the first former of Sekolah Kebangsaan Chalok had beenÂ sent to the Setiu hospital for post mortem.–BERNAMA