Wednesday, April 14, 2021

crocodile attack

Body of bathing woman who disappears after croc attack recovered

MIRI: Rescuers have recovered the body of a woman who was reportedly attacked by a crocodile at Sungai Peking, Tinjar Bakong last Friday. The victim, Runyan Tempan, 38, fondly known as 'Bini Mawat', was found floating about 100 metres from...

Bathing woman disappears after croc attack

MIRI: Another case of human-wildlife conflict. A woman is said to have been attacked by a crocodile while bathing in Sungai Peking, Tinjar Bakong here today (April 2). And the authorities wasted no time in launching a search and rescue (SAR) operation. A spokeman for the State Fire Depatment operations centre said firemen from Lopeng station were deployed to the scene following a distress call around 12.30pm. "According to the caller, the woman in her 30s, was said to be bathing with her child in the river. "As her child went ashore to take a bucket, residents around the area saw the victim attacked by a crocodile," the spokesperson said. As at press time, rescuers were still searching for the victim.

Croc attack victim’s family to receive aid

OYA: The family of a victim of a recent crocodile attack here is expected to receive RM20,000 from Tabung Amanah Serangan Binatang Buas. This was announced by Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah...

Two 10-foot long crocs caught

KOTA SAMARAHAN: Two crocodiles were captured by the Samarahan Crocodile Hunters team at the Muara Tuang old ferry port this morning. Muara Tuang assemblyman and the team’s patron Datuk Idris Buang said the reptiles were caught using   hooks and baits...

Daughter yearns for father’s return

KUCHING: "Mum, why did that animal (crocodile) take my father?" This was the haunting question posed to Manisa Musa by her daughter following the disappearance of husband and father Azyan Azhar after he was attacked by a crocodile in Sungai...

Wrong crocodiles, says anguished father of victim

BY BARINA NANI KOTA SAMARAHAN: The crocodiles hauled up to the Muara Tuang ferry point yesterday are “not the ones that grabbed my son Atan,” said Azhar Razali. Azhar, 55, added that he was still reeling from the loss of his...

Missing teen found dead without several body parts

BINTULU: The body of a 14-year-old boy, believed to have been attacked by a crocodile in Sungai Kuala Tatau, has been found. The body, minus the right hand and several other parts, was discovered around 12.20am early this morning. The victim,...

Croc farming potential source of income

BY AFIEZUL SAMIT KUCHING: Samarahan Crocodile Hunters (SCH), established last December, sees the breeding of crocodiles as a potential source of income. SCH was established to deal with the threat of crocodiles, especially in Sungai Meranek, Kota Samarahan. Its director Datuk Idris...

SAR recovers body part of croc victim

KOTA SAMARAHAN: Search and rescue (SAR) personnel yesterday recovered part of a body believed to be that of a fisherman who was reportedly attacked by a crocodile in Kampung Meranek river last Tuesday. The Fire and Rescue Department operations centre...

Search for croc victim continues

KOTA SAMARAHAN: The search-and-rescue (SAR) operation for a fisherman who was attacked by a crocodile in Kampung Meranek river entered day two today.. In its statement, the State Fire and Rescue Department operations centre said surface searching activity was increased...
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