Missing teenager found dead on Broga Hill


KAJANG: A 16-year-old boy who went missing at Broga Hill on Monday (May 27) has been found dead.

Sinar Daily reported that the victim's body was found at 2.50pm on Tuesday (May 28) by a search and rescue team, according to Selangor Fire and Rescue Department.

The department's director, Wan Md Razali Wan Ismail, stated that the body was found 100m from the Broga Hill entrance.

"He was found unconscious and appeared to have fallen from a 10m-high cliff," Wan Md Razali said.

The teen was pronounced dead at 3.42pm by medical officers from the Health Ministry.

Wan Md Razali said an emergency call was made on Monday at 4.08pm regarding the missing teenager, and a search operation was promptly launched.

The victim had become separated from his guardian and friends during the outing.

Rescue teams from the Semenyih Fire and Rescue Station, along with assistance from police, mountain guides, forest rangers, the Malaysian Civil Defense Force, and the Serdang Volunteer Fire Brigade, were involved in the operation which spanned 1.5km.

"A sweep of the area was conducted, starting from peak three down to the control centre, and the search continued until 2.30am on the first day," Wan Md Razali said.

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