An eight-year-old boy got stuck in a drain on Tuesday in Klang, in Selangor, Malaysia, while trying to retrieve RM1 (33 Singapore cents). The boy's ordeal, which lasted about 20 minutes, happened in Sekolah Kebangsaan Batu Belah. The pupil's pocket money had fallen into a drain, which was covered with iron gratings. He lifted one of the gratings and wriggled into the drain - but found himself trapped as the other gratings could not be moved. A team of seven firemen from the Sungai Pinang fire station managed to free the boy, who was in tears. He was unharmed.
- PublishedOct 13, 2016, 5:00 am SGT