Thai crew member feared drowned after falling into sea

GEORGE TOWN, A Thai crew member of a fishing boat is feared drowned after he fell into the sea about 13 nautical miles off Pulau Kendi, near here yesterday.

South West District Police Chief Supt A.A Anbalagan said in the 7 pm incident, several fishermen including the victim, Prayot Jalupong, 44, were pulling up a trawl together, however, they later found that the latter was missing.

“The fishermen on the boat looked for the victim in the waters around the area but could not find him, and suspected that he had fallen into the sea,” he said here today.

Source: BERNAMA (News Agency)