Fisherman’s body recovered


MUKAH: The body of a fisherman reported missing while fishing at Sungai Jebungan yesterday (Oct 8), was recovered by villagers at 1pm today (Oct 9).  

Villagers recovered Mohd Rashid Abdullah, 42, was found by members of the public around 1pm.

A spokesman for the Sarawak Fire Department operations centre said the body of Mohd Rashid Abdullah, 42, was found about 3km from the search control post.

Rescuers rushed to the location to retrieve the body and brought it back to the control post for verification.

The body was handed over to the police for further action.

The Mukah fire station was alerted about the missing fisherman around 10am on Friday.

Following a search, villagers came across the victim’s boat washed up to the riverbanks.

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