PASIR PUTIH: A family tour during a Chinese New Year holiday currently took a comfortless spin when 4 of them drowned, and another went blank while swimming during a Tok Bali beach here.
The passed have been identified as Yazul Bahari Yakub, 46; Yusnina Yakob, 38; Yazul’s daughter Yasmin Nor Aliza, 10; and their relations Zufika Suhaimi, 10.
The blank particular is a 5-year-old, identified as Zufika’s brother, Khaizuran Waliyuddin.
It is learnt that Yazul’s physique was a initial to be retrieved from a H2O by other picnickers during about 10am.
“The 3 other bodies were detected by firemen separately, about 10 mins after we arrived during a stage during 10.40am,” pronounced Pasir Putih glow rescue and services hire arch Azhar Elmi Mustofar.
He pronounced a 5 are believed to have left to a beach for a cruise and float during about 9am.
“However, all 5 faced problems several mins after entering a water.
“Other picnickers attempted to rescue them, though were usually means to collect a man, who had drowned.
“The rest were swept divided by a clever sea current,” Azhar added.
He pronounced a 4 bodies were sent to a Tengku Anis Hospital for post-mortems.
Azhar combined that a hunt and rescue (SAR) party, that is still acid for a boy, comprises firemen, a military and circuitously villagers.