Boy found drowned after falling into drain

His body was found four kilometres from where he fell.

02 May 2024 08:39am
Fire and Rescue Department team during the search and rescue operation. Photo courtesy of Selangor Fire and Rescue Department
Fire and Rescue Department team during the search and rescue operation. Photo courtesy of Selangor Fire and Rescue Department
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KUALA LUMPUR - A nine-year-old boy was found drowned after he reportedly fell into a one-metre deep drain in Taman Bukit Rawang Jaya, Selangor, yesterday.

Selangor Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) Assistant Director of Operations, Ahmad Mukhlis Makhtar said they received an emergency call about the incident at 5.28pm.

"The victim was reported to have fallen into the drain, prompting a search and rescue operation," he said in a statement.

"His body was found four kilometres from where he fell at about 6:30pm.," he added.

The body has been handed over to the police for further action. - BERNAMA

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