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Victims Stranded At Pasir Berekit Forest Rescued

Last update: 03/01/2018
 
KUANTAN, Jan 3 (Bernama) -- Fifteen individuals, including two children, on a fishing and recreational activity who were stranded at the Pasir Berekit forest, Sungai Kechau, Lipis, have been rescued, Lipis district police chief Supt Azry Akmar Ayob said.

He said they were brought out of the forest area at 3.15 pm today with the authorities accompanying their four-wheel drive vehicles.

"They were found at the campsite as mentioned by a member of the group who managed to find his way out of the forest by hitching a ride on a boat of a villager yesterday.

"They are all safe. No one is injured. They have enough food and clothing as they had planned to camp there from Saturday until Monday," he said when contacted here today.

Azry Akmar said the victims, aged between five and 56, were from Petaling Jaya, Rawang, Sungai Buloh, Raub, Tapah Perak, Kahang Johor and Lipis.....

 
 
 

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