Missing Singaporean kayakers: Rescuers spend 12 hours at sea daily in search effort

Rescuers from the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency on a boat yesterday, scanning the sea with high-powered binoculars. ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR
Rescuers from the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency on a boat yesterday, scanning the sea with high-powered binoculars. ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

MERSING • It was still dark at 6am yesterday, with the first hint of light an hour away.

But search and rescue teams were already preparing themselves for another long day out at sea to search for two missing Singaporean kayakers.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 14, 2019, with the headline 'Rescuers spend 12 hours at sea daily in search effort'. Print Edition | Subscribe