Man feared drowned after falling into sea at Port Dickson

Man feared drowned after falling into sea at Port Dickson

SEREMBAN: A 33-year-old local man is feared drowned after he fell into the sea in Port Dickson early this morning.

Port Dickson Fire and Rescue Station chief Mohd Hairul Izam Mazelan said rescuers rushed to the scene after they were alerted of the incident at about 1.50am.

“Preliminary investigation found, in the incident the victim was in a lorry which was reversing at the jetty near the Jimah Power Plant, here.

“He was with four other foreigner friends who were clearing the area after coal on the lorry was unloaded onto a yard at the jetty.

“The water rescue team has mounted a search since this morning but the rough sea condition is making it difficult and the victim is believed to have fallen at a 25-metre depth,“ he told Bernama here today.

He said several other rescue agencies including the police and the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) are assisting in the search and rescue operation.-Bernama