The body of a 43-year-old man who slipped and fell while crossing Sungai Korok last night was found by a search and rescue
team at 11.45am this morning.
During the 7.30pm incident, the victim slipped from the Sungai Korok bridge and fell into the river.
Jitra Fire and Rescue Department chief Hasbullah Mohd Isa said a distress call was received at 7.35pm and a team was dispatched to the scene 10 minutes later.
He said a search and rescue team that included scuba divers, started combing the river for the victim’s body, believed to be from Jitra Lama.