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Two bodies found in separate cases along the Singapore River and Kallang River

In a separate case on Thursday, the authorities were alerted at about 4pm to a body, believed to be that of a man in his 30s, found in the Kallang River. The body was retrieved from the waters near Kallang Watersports Centre with the help of a boat o
In a separate case on Thursday, the authorities were alerted at about 4pm to a body, believed to be that of a man in his 30s, found in the Kallang River. The body was retrieved from the waters near Kallang Watersports Centre with the help of a boat operated by national water agency PUB. -- ST PHOTO: HOE PEI SHAN
In a separate case on Thursday, the authorities were alerted at about 4pm to a body, believed to be that of a man in his 30s, found in the Kallang River. The body was retrieved from the waters near Kallang Watersports Centre with the help of a boat o
In a separate case on Thursday, the authorities were alerted at about 4pm to a body, believed to be that of a man in his 30s, found in the Kallang River. The body was retrieved from the waters near Kallang Watersports Centre with the help of a boat operated by national water agency PUB. -- ST PHOTO: HOE PEI SHAN
In a separate case on Thursday, the authorities were alerted at about 4pm to a body, believed to be that of a man in his 30s, found in the Kallang River. The body was retrieved from the waters near Kallang Watersports Centre with the help of a boat o
In a separate case on Thursday, the authorities were alerted at about 4pm to a body, believed to be that of a man in his 30s, found in the Kallang River. The body was retrieved from the waters near Kallang Watersports Centre with the help of a boat operated by national water agency PUB. -- ST PHOTO: HOE PEI SHAN
In a separate case on Thursday, the authorities were alerted at about 4pm to a body, believed to be that of a man in his 30s, found in the Kallang River. The body was retrieved from the waters near Kallang Watersports Centre with the help of a boat o
In a separate case on Thursday, the authorities were alerted at about 4pm to a body, believed to be that of a man in his 30s, found in the Kallang River. The body was retrieved from the waters near Kallang Watersports Centre with the help of a boat operated by national water agency PUB. -- ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
The body of a man was pulled from the Singapore River in front of The Riverwalk, at Upper Circular Road, on Thursday afternoon. -- PHOTO: TWITTER OF HONG JUN WEI
The body of a man was pulled from the Singapore River in front of The Riverwalk, at Upper Circular Road, on Thursday afternoon. -- PHOTO: TWITTER OF HONG JUN WEI
The body of a man was pulled from the Singapore River in front of The Riverwalk, at Upper Circular Road, on Thursday afternoon. -- ST PHOTO: LIM YAN LIANG
The body of a man was pulled from the Singapore River in front of The Riverwalk, at Upper Circular Road, on Thursday afternoon. -- ST PHOTO: LIM YAN LIANG
The body of a man was pulled from the Singapore River in front of The Riverwalk, at Upper Circular Road, on Thursday afternoon. -- ST PHOTO: LIM YAN LIANG
The body of a man was pulled from the Singapore River in front of The Riverwalk, at Upper Circular Road, on Thursday afternoon. -- ST PHOTO: LIM YAN LIANG
The body of a man was pulled from the Singapore River in front of The Riverwalk, at Upper Circular Road, on Thursday afternoon. -- ST PHOTO: LIM YAN LIANG
The body of a man was pulled from the Singapore River in front of The Riverwalk, at Upper Circular Road, on Thursday afternoon. -- ST PHOTO: LIM YAN LIANG
The body of a man was pulled from the Singapore River in front of The Riverwalk, at Upper Circular Road, on Thursday afternoon. -- ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN
The body of a man was pulled from the Singapore River in front of The Riverwalk, at Upper Circular Road, on Thursday afternoon. -- ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN

The body of a man was pulled from the Singapore River in front of The Riverwalk, at Upper Circular Road, on Thursday afternoon.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force said it received a call at about 4pm and retrieved the body using rescue lines. The man, in his 60s, was pronounced dead at the scene and was clad in a short-sleeved shirt and a pair of bermuda shorts.

In a separate case on Thursday, the authorities were alerted at about 4pm to a body, believed to be that of a man in his 40s, found in the Kallang River. The body was retrieved from the waters near Kallang Watersports Centre with the help of a boat operated by national water agency PUB .

The Straits Times understands that a cleaner, who works for a PUB cleaning contractor, spotted the body floating under a section of Nicoll Highway at about 3.30pm and alerted his supervisor who called the police.