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Seventh victim found, search and rescue operation ends

Seventh victim found, search and rescue operation ends
The body of the seventh victim of the fishing tragedy in Kampung Timah, Bukit Beruntung was found at about 1.15pm today.
HULU SELANGOR: The body of the seventh victim of the fishing tragedy in Kampung Timah, Bukit Beruntung was found at about 1.15pm today.

The body of Muhammad Aiman Kamarul Ariffin, 12, was found on the Sungai Selangor bank, by passers-by.

The body was handed over to the police who later sent it to the Kuala Kubu Bharu Hospital.
At about 10.20am earlier  today, SAR teams found the body of the sixth victim, Mohd Ikhwan Mohd Ridhwan, 10.

READ: Bukit Beruntung tragedy: Sixth body found

With the discovery of Muhammad Aiman's body, the SAR operation came to an end.

In the incident around 5pm Friday, eight children aged between nine and 12 years from a housing area were swept by strong currents while they were fishing with scoop nets in a nearby river.

One of them managed to swim to safety while five were found drowned.

The four other children who drowned were two siblings, Shahrizat Abdullah, 12, and Shahrizwan, 10; Amirul Hakimi Khairul Amru, 9; and Muhammad Iskandar Shah, 12.