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Worrying number of drowning deaths


A file image of Silibin Waterfall near Ipoh. Perak is blessed with many beautiful streams, waterfalls, and lakes. However, these bodies of water can hold unexpected dangers for people who are unaware of water safety.

A file image of Silibin Waterfall near Ipoh. Perak is blessed with many beautiful streams, waterfalls, and lakes. However, these bodies of water can hold unexpected dangers for people who are unaware of water safety.

LESS than two months into the year, and already 65 people have died from drowning throughout Malaysia – a number that warrants worry and concern say Fire and Rescue Department officials.

In Perak, State Fire and Rescue Department Director Datuk Yahaya Madis said the department recorded nine deaths by drowning as of Feb 24.

   

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