Fisheries & Fish Industry

Man feared drowned after falling into pool while fishing

Man feared drowned after falling into pool while fishing

SITIAWAN: A 45-year-old man is feared drowned after falling into an abandoned pool in Kampung Spine, Jalan Kayan while fishing here this afternoon.

The man was identified as S. Subramaniam from Jalan Maharajalela, Teluk Intan.

Sitiawan Fire and Rescue Department operation chief Mohd Zaki Zainol said the department was alerted to the incident at 4.39pm.

“The man is believed to have slipped and fallen into the abandoned 1.4 metre-deep pool.

“As of 9am, the man has yet to be found. The search and rescue mission is still ongoing,” he added.

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