fbpx
Connect with us

News

Pahang Flood Victim Whose Boat Sank Found Dead, Daughter Still Missing

Published

Mother Daughter Drowned Ft 2
Source: Twitter

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

In the midst of being rescued from the high floodwaters, it is believed that a mother and her child have drowned after their boat sank while trying to cross the Jelai River, near Kampung Bertang on 4 January.

Unfortunately, as reported by Bernama, the mother Rozi Omar, 52, drowned and was found dead in a banana clump after being swept away by the strong currents.

According to Berita Harian, in the incident, the deceased victim with her daughter, Zakirah Ahmad Husin, 19, boarded a boat along with her husband, Ahman Husin Mad Aris, 52, and her other daughter, Nur Aina, 23.

Mother Daughter Drowned

Ulu Jelai Sub-District Head, Asyhar Amin Ahmad, said it is understood that they were trying to cross the river to inspect the condition of their home as the area was flooded. Unfortunately, their boat then sank. 

“I received a report from the Chairman of the Village Development and Prosperity Committee (JKKK) Kampung Bertang at about 12 noon this afternoon,” he said. 

Flood Victim Body

Rozi’s husband, Ahmad Husin and Nur Aina successfully managed to escape as soon as the incident took place near the Kampung Bertang suspension bridge,” he explained. 

Lipis district police chief Supt Azli Mohd Noor explained that the body of the mother was later on found stuck in a banana clump, on a bank of the river, about 100 metres from the scene.

“Rozi’s body was taken to Kuala Lipis Hospital for a post-mortem,” he said.

“Search and rescue efforts for one of the victim’s daughters, who was also reported missing, are going on,” he added on.

We hope everyone is staying safe during this difficult time. 

Let us know your thoughts on this story. Drop a comment in the comment section below.

 

Also Read: Father Drowned From The Floods In Pahang, Authorities Still Looking For Missing Son

Flood Victim Ft

Source: Twitter
Source: Facebook


Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.



Just In

Wfewfewfwe Wfewfewfwe
News10 hours ago

Road to 20k? Malaysia Breaks Record Again With 19,819 New Covid-19 Cases

Malaysia breaks records once again with 19,819 new Covid-19 cases as of 4 August. This means that cases have skipped...

Pjimage 2021 08 04T131433.803 Pjimage 2021 08 04T131433.803
News11 hours ago

LIVE NOW: Pandalela Rinong & Jun Hoong Compete In 10m Diving Preliminary For Tokyo Olympics

Best of luck to our athletes! Diving queens, Pandalela Rinong and Cheong Jun Hoong are diving in the preliminary round...

Pjimage 2021 08 04T123736.245 Pjimage 2021 08 04T123736.245
News12 hours ago

JUST IN: Muhyiddin Yassin Is STILL Prime Minister, Vote Of Confidence To Be Held In September

In his announcement today, Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin announced that after discussion with his MP and the YDPA,...

Pm Announce Pm Announce
News12 hours ago

LIVE NOW: PM Muhyiddin Addresses The Nation After Meeting With Agong

Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is addressing the nation in a live press conference now. This comes after his...

Pjimage 8 Pjimage 8
News13 hours ago

JUST IN: PM Muhyiddin Yassin To Address The Nation Live At 12.30pm (4 August)

Taking to Facebook, Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has announced that he will be having a live press conference at 12.30pm...

Man Swimming In The Sea Part2 Man Swimming In The Sea Part2
News15 hours ago

Man Who Failed To Swim Across Penang Strait To Meet Friend Tries Again On Styrofoam Raft

The 28-year-old man who tried to swim across the Penang Strait to meet his friend because he failed to get...

Pjimage 2021 08 03T183409.414 Pjimage 2021 08 03T183409.414
News1 day ago

JUST IN: UMNO Revokes Support From PN Government, Muhyiddin Loses Majority Vote

While the country came to a minor standstill last week after the YDPA essentially called out the Perikatan Nasional government...

Shamsul Shamsul
News1 day ago

JUST IN: Shamsul Anuar Resigns As Minister Of Energy & Natural Resources

Datuk Seri Dr Shamsul Anuar Nasarah has resigned from his position as Minister of Energy and Natural Resources as of...

Announcement

Latest Videos



TRENDING TODAY