KOTA BARU (THE STAR/SIA NEWS NETWORK) – Malaysian military have urged a authorities to announce a widen of beach in Kelantan vulnerable for swimming after 5 people from one family drowned final Friday while holidaying there.
Police have called on internal authorities to put adult a signboard to advise off swimmers during Tok Bali beach in Pasir Puteh district, about 40km south of a Kelantan collateral of Kota Baru.
Pasir Puteh district military arch Abdul Rozak Mohamad pronounced locals were wakeful that a area was not protected though few outsiders knew that.
“The geological aspect here is really uneven. The H2O can be waist high during one point, and can unexpected run low in a next. The silt is also scarcely soothing here,” he said.
He was referring to a family organisation of 20 people – from Selangor state and another partial of Kelantan – who were holidaying during Tok Bali over a Chinese New Year holidays.
They were requisitioned into chalets in a area, that is a renouned beach site for internal tourists.
Four of them drowned during about 10.50am on Friday and their bodies found about half an hour later.
The fifth body, that of five-year aged Khaizuran Waliyuddin Suhaimi, was found on Saturday morning by fishermen in a area.
The others who died were Mr Yazul Bahari Yacob, 46, his sister Ms Yusnina, 38 and his daughter Yasmin Nor Aliza, 10.
The others who drowned were their niece Zulaikha Suhaimi, 10, and nephew Khaizuran.
Deputy Superintendant Abdul Rozak pronounced a chalet staff had told a family that it was not protected to float in a area.
“I have served as a OCPD (district military chief) for about 3 years, and have never come opposite a drowning box in this area.
“We wish a internal legislature would put adult a warning signboard along a beach soon, for a advantage of outsiders,” pronounced DSP Abdul Rozak.
Grief-stricken Yakob Ismail, 68, who mislaid his son, daughter and 3 grandchildren, said, “God loves them more”.