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Teen drowns at Paya Biru lake near Kota Tinggi

December 5, 2017 3:40 AM
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Teen drowns at Paya Biru lake near Kota Tinggi

JOHOR BARU: A 16-year-old boy was found drowned in a lake at Paya Biru, Felda Lok Heng Selatan near Kota Tinggi today.

Kota Tinggi District Police chief Supt Ahsmon Bajah said the body of Muhammad Faez Salahuddin, a student of Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Johor Jaya 2 here, was located by a search and rescue (S&R) team at 1.45am.

"Muhammad Faez was reported missing around 4pm yesterday while swimming with seven friends in the lake at a recreational spot," he said when contacted here today.

Ahsmon said the S&R operation for Muhammad Faez was mounted by personnel from Bandar Penawar Police Station and Bandar Penawar, Kota Tinggi Fire and Rescue Department.


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