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Two Singaporeans drowned in Tioman diving outing on Saturday

Published on Sep 8, 2013 3:09 PM
 
Two Singaporeans drowned during a diving outing in Pantai Air Batang (pictured), Tioman, in a series of drowning incident involving foreigners in the popular island. -- PHOTO: MALAYSIA-ISLANDS.COM

ROMPIN (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) -    Two Singaporeans drowned during a diving outing in Pantai Air Batang, Tioman, in a series of drowning incidents involving foreigners in the popular island.

The victims, aged 35 and 48, were brought to the shore by other divers during the incident at about 12 noon on Saturday.

Deputy OCPD Asst Supt Zainul Mujahidin Mat Yudin said cardiopulmonary resuscitation was performed on the victims but they already turned pale and were not breathing.

ASP Zainul Mujahidin said the case had been classified as sudden death and the victims' remains had been sent for a post-mortem.

 
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