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Published: Monday January 14, 2013 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Updated: Monday April 22, 2013 MYT 5:48:24 PM

Body of missing man found at sea off Kuala Muda

KEPALA BATAS: An elderly man who was reported missing while looking for clams at the Kuala Muda beach, Penaga on Sunday, was found dead at dawn Monday.

The body of Tan Eng Chuan, 74, was found floating off the Kuala Muda beach by rescuers from the Fire and Rescue Department and Civil Defence Department at 6am, said Kuala Muda fire and rescue operation officer Rosmi Din.

Tan was reported missing at 11am Sunday after he was hit by waves while looking for clams with his family.

"Tan's body was found not far from the place he was last seen, and has been sent to the Kepala Batas Hospital," said Rosmi. - Bernama

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