Man feared drowned after falling into sea at Port Dickson


SEREMBAN (Bernama): A 33-year-old local man is feared drowned after he fell into the sea in Port Dickson early Monday (July 19) morning.

Port Dickson Fire and Rescue Station chief Mohd Hairul Izam Mazelan said rescuers rushed to the scene after they were alerted to the incident at about 1.50am Monday.

"Preliminary investigations found that during the incident, the victim was in a lorry which was reversing at the jetty near the Jimah Power Plant here.

"He was with four other foreign friends who were clearing the area after coal on the lorry was unloaded onto a yard at the jetty.

"The water rescue team has mounted a search since this morning but the rough sea condition is making it difficult and the victim is believed to have fallen at an area with a depth of 25m," he told Bernama here Monday.

He said several other rescue agencies, including the police and the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA), were assisting in the search-and-rescue operation. - Bernama

Article type: free
User access status:
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights

Drown , Coal , Port Dickson , Jimah Power Plant

   

Next In Nation

411 suicide attempts from March 2020 till Aug this year, Dewan Rakyat told
Annuar Musa: MCMC received over 6,000 cyberbullying and harassment complaints from 2020 to July this year
Send in the army to help flood victims in Penampang, says MP
Lorry driver charged with indecent act and having porn on his mobile phone
Company illegally brought in e-waste into Malaysia fined
Former govt employee and acquaintance charged with migrant smuggling
'Landscape development project' raises eyebrows at historic KK's Atkinson Tower
Shafee purchased bungalow in Bukit Tunku with RM9.5mil received from Najib, court told
Khairy: Covid-19 vaccine booster shots for high-risk group and elderly, not healthy people
Court of Appeal dismisses Deepak's bid to reinstate suit against Najib, Rosmah and Azeez Rahim

Stories You'll Enjoy


Vouchers