15-year-old boy feared drown in Sungai Daro

Curious members of the public gathering along the Sungai Daro riverbank as firefighters prepared for the search operation earlier today (Jan 4, 2021).

KUCHING, Jan 4: A 15-year-old boy from Kampung Masjid in Daro, is feared to have drowned when taking a bath in Sungai Daro, this afternoon.

According to an initial report from Sarawak Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) operation centre, they received a call regarding the incident at 12.40pm and a team of six firefighters from Daro fire station led by PBK II Imran, was deployed to the scene.

The 15-year-old boy from Kampung Masjid, Daro.

“Based on witness information, the victim, Haziefheild Hardie Abdullah, together with his brother and friends were taking a bath in the river.

“He suddenly submerged into the river and is believed to have drowned,” it said in a statement today.

The statement added, the victim’s mother also informed that the victim suffered from asthma. — DayakDaily