KEPALA BATAS: A 22-year-old man is feared drowned after he was swept away by strong currents while searching for clams on the beach along Jalan Pantai Kuala Muda on Wednesday (Sept 18).
His 13-year-old friend who tagged along was, however, rescued by fishermen at the scene at about 6pm.
Penang Fire and Rescue Department (fire operation and safety) officer Supt Nafis Ariff Abdullah said the victim haD been identified as Mohamed Zulfadhli Mohamed Johari from Penaga.
The search-and-rescue operation to locate him is still ongoing.
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