Home > News > Nation
Sunday January 5, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Sunday January 5, 2014 MYT 7:58:49 AM
PETALING JAYA: The search for an 11-year-old boy feared drowned in Cheras continues as the district Fire and Rescue station beefs up efforts to track him down.
District station chief Safiq Noor said there were new leads as to where the boy, Salman Mokhtar, could be found.
“We have received a report from a witness who saw him in a river in the nearby town of Sungai Chua in Kajang,” he said.
Safiq said based on this information, the district station had set up a control centre at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and would concentrate its efforts in Sungai Langat.
However, he said it could only continue its search today as river currents were particularly strong the night before.
It is learnt that additional manpower would be recruited from nearby fire and rescue departments to assist in the rescue mission.
Salman was reportedly crossing a small drain along Jalan Suasana 2/7 in Bandar Tun Hussein Onn at 4.30pm on Friday when he slipped and fell into it.
Rescuers from the Kajang fire station were the first to respond following an emergency call at 4.45pm.
He was presumed to have been washed away and rescuers have been combing the drainage system to find him.
Tags / Keywords:
Courts Crime, boy feared to have drowned, sungai langat, search continues, kajang fire and rescue station
Court of Appeal upholds conviction of accused in Najadi murder case
NFCorp boss settles defamation suit against former consultant
Man detained for possession of over 500 pornographic DVDs
NFCorp boss acquitted of CBT
IGP: Nurul Izzah may have committed treason by meeting Sulu ‘princess’
IGP: Offence to withhold information from police
Home Ministry mulls over amendments to tackle online gambling
Ku Nan: Umno general assembly media coverage to be severely limited
Ku Nan denies media blackout of Umno general assembly
Protest at Sabah state assembly over Nurul Izzah-Jacel meet
Five reasons Malaysia is a top talent destination
Air Asia free seat promotion begins today
Zombie data: draining life byte by byte
The once-popular Wisma Central has a new lease on life
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Media Group Berhad (ROC 10894D)(Formerly known as Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad)