Body of second girl who drowned in Rantau Panjang found

PASIR MAS: The body of another victim in a drowning incident in Kampung Petai Dusun, Baroh Pial, Rantau Panjang on Sunday was found on Tuesday (Dec 26).

Pasir Mas OCPD Supt Nik Aminuddin Raja Abdullah said the body of Nur Damia Qaisara Mohd Sabre, 11, was discovered at about 7am, about 2km from the location where she and her friend were reported to have fallen.

“The girl’s body was found by the public and has been taken to the Pasir Mas Hospital for a post-mortem,” he told a press conference here on Tuesday.

In the incident at 6.39pm, Nur Damia Qaisara and her friend Siti Aisyah Mazi, 11, were playing in floodwaters before they slipped and were swept away by the currents.

Siti Aisyah was rescued by the public but was later pronounced dead while being treated at Tanah Merah Hospital the same day.- Bernama