30 Apr '17, 8am

Malaysia boys drown in stream during leadership course for students

KOTA KINABALU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A leadership programme at an idyllic resort for 120 students in Malaysia went horribly wrong when three schoolboys drowned while trekking along a man-made stream in the area. Hafiz Hamizan Rahman and Daniel Norman, both 16, as well as Khuzaimi Zakaran, 17, were with their group, including teachers, when they went slightly off the designated route and slipped into a deeper part of the stream. A girl, who also slipped, was rescued by other students during the incident on Saturday (April 29). The three boys were pulled out of the stream by the teachers and fellow students, but it was believed that they were unconscious. The leadership programme and camping trip was organised by SMK Putatan at the Eco Lake Resort in Membakut, located some 90km from Kota Kinabalu. The 120 students and 30 teachers were divided into 10 groups before th...

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