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Sandakan boy dies after crocodile attack in village river
Published on: Sunday, June 23, 2024
By: Winnie Kasmir
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Sandakan boy dies after crocodile attack in village river
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SANDAKAN: A nine-year-old boy died after being attacked by a crocodile in Kampung Lembaga Batu 8 on Sunday.

It is understood that the victim, identified as Mohd Radhi Randi, was bathing in the village river before being attacked by the crocodile.

The Sandakan Fire and Rescue Station personnel rushed to the scene immediately after receiving an emergency call at 12.16pm.

Sandakan Fire Station Chief Severinus Nidzam Sainkui said the victim was found at 3.05pm by villagers, 500 metres from the location where the crocodile attacked.

The victim was confirmed dead and handed over to the police for further action.

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