DUNGUN (Bernama): The body of a Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin Polytechnic (PSMZA) student, who went missing along with three others, while having a swim at Pantai Teluk Bidara on Friday (Jan 17) was found at 7.30am on Sunday (Jan 19).
Terengganu Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) Zone 2 chief Azman Alias said members of the public stumbled upon the body, believed to be that of Muhammad Zul Fahmi Zuki on the beach near Mayang Sari Resort, here.
"The body was found within eight kilometres from the location the victim and his friends were last seen. The body has been taken to the Dungun Hospital Forensic Unit for identification,” he said when contacted here.
According to Azman, the team is now actively conducting search and rescue for the three other victims at the same location where the body was found up to Kuala Dungun and Teluk Gadung Beach.
In the incident around 6.30pm on Friday, Muhamad Luqman Hakim Al Rashid Mohamed Sabarudin; Muhammad Zul Fahmi; Muhammad Ikhwan Ahmad Azhan; and Mohamad Amir Izzudin Zulkiflee, all aged 21, were said to be bathing at a rocky area when they slipped and were swept away by the waves.- Bernama