LAHAD DATU: A man is missing feared attacked by a crocodile while fishing in a river at a plantation in Jalan Temenggong here yesterday.

The victim, an Indonesian, known as Rudy Gessa, 44, went out fishing at 4 pm.

Sabah Fire and Rescue Department operations centre in a statement today said the report on the incident was received at 8.02 am today.

In this regard, the statement said a team from Lahad Datu Fire and Rescue Station rushed to the location 65 km away to conduct a search and rescue (SAR) operation.

He added the SAR operation is in still in progress and the latest situation would be updated from time to time. – Bernama