Malaysian maritime company urges life jacket use after boat tragedy

The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) Tawau Maritime Zone has issued a reminder to the general public, particularly fishermen, to make use of life jackets whereas on boats. This comes after a recent boat sinking tragedy near Sebatik Island, the place passengers had been discovered not wearing life jackets, resulting in a fatality.
Under wraps emphasised the significance of life jackets for safety and reducing accidents in the waters. He expressed concern concerning the latest incident in Sungai Melayu, where a person misplaced his life because of not sporting a life jacket. The victim, Abdul Rahim Kasil, fifty six years outdated, went missing after the boat he and his wife Nurlina Aripin, fifty two years outdated, have been on collided with a submerged object and sank. Nurlina survived the incident with a leg damage. Abdul Rahim’s body was discovered 200 metres from the scene on the second day of the search and rescue operation, which involved authorities and local residents..

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