Wednesday, January 19

Man reported missing after falling into Sungai Oya in Selangau


SIBU (Nov 18): A 49-year-old man went missing after he fell into Sungai Oya at Nanga Tamin in Selangau while checking his fishing net yesterday.

According to a Sarawak Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) operations centre spokesperson, they received a call from the Stapang police station informing about the matter at 5.52pm .

The victim was identified as Limbie Gira, the spokesperson said.

He added seven rescuers from Selangau fire station arrived at Stapang police station at around 6.30pm yesterday and after a discussion, they decided to launch a search and rescue (SAR) operation today.