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13/01/2021  Drowning Incident

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A 34-year-old man was drowned at Wasai Teraja, Ulu Labi, Belait District during a hiking activity in the area.

 

A search and rescue mission involving 22 firefighters was assisted by the villagers of Rumah Panjang Bukit Teraja. Also participated in the operation was Awang Mohd Yassin bin Ahmad, Acting Belait District Officer. Following the incident, the Fire and Rescue Department advised the public to always bring along an experienced guide to enter the forest area; do not climb hills during post-rain conditions as the routes are quite slippery and dangerous. Do not swim alone or beyond your means. And in the event of emergency, call the Emergency Line 995 of Fire and Rescue Department.



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