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Woman with disabilities found drowned in Taiping

03/05/2021 11:11 PM

IPOH, May 3  -- A woman with disabilities was found drowned after falling from a river bank behind her residence at Kampung Tepi Sungai, Kuala Sepetang near Taiping, today.

Taiping fire and rescue station chief Rafeel Hairul Richard said they received a call about the incident around 7 pm before a team rushed to the scene.

He said the victim, Beh Su Mei, 34, was found drowned at 9 pm at the location they believed she fell.

"A fire and rescue team arrived at the scene...conducted search and rescue operations using the 'surface searching' method in a 50 metre radius from where the victim was believed to have fallen.

"During the incident, the victim was believed to have been at the back of her house near the river,” he said when contacted by Bernama here tonight.

Rafeel said the body of the victim was handed over to the police for further action.





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