DUNGUN – A teenage boy is feared drown after he was swept away by currents in the Sungai Kampung Delong yesterday.
In the 6.45 pm incident, the victim, Che Wan Haziq Haikal Che Wan Othman, 14, was believed to have been playing football with his friends near the river and had jumped into the river to retrieve a ball.
Dungun Fire and Rescue Station chief Amri Mohamad said a fire engine with six personnel were rushed to the scene upon receiving the information.
“The search and rescue operation is still going on involving assistance from the police and villagers,” he said when contacted here today. – BERNAMA