Saturday, April 17, 2021

crocodile victim

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...

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...

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...

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...

SAR for crocodile attack victim

KOTA SAMARAHAN: A search-and-rescue (SAR) operation is underway for a fisherman who was earlier attacked by a crocodile in Kampung Meranek river early this morning. The victim, identified as Azyan Azhar, 28, was said to have gone to the river...

Estate worker hurt in croc attack

LAWAS: An estate worker in Trusan was seriously injured after being mauled by a crocodile on yesterday morning. The Indonesian man, identified as Sulu Maralang, 46, managed to free himself from the reptile's grip by poking its eyes. Lawas district police...

Only upper body found

CROCODILE ATTACK MIRI: The body of an Indonesian man, believed to be attacked by a crocodile, was discovered by a shipping company employee in a large ditch at Jalan Perlis, Kuala Baram today.   According to the Fire and Rescue Department...
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