TG DAWAI BOATS SAFE

The Sun (Malaysia) - - NEWS WITHOUT BORDERS -

SUN­GAI PETANI: All 14 pas­sen­ger boats op­er­at­ing at the Tg Dawai jetty here have valid li­cences and are equipped with safety equip­ment such as life jack­ets and buoys. Checks also found that all the skip­pers were cer­ti­fied to op­er­ate the boats. On Sun­day, two peo­ple drowned while 11 oth­ers sur­vived when a boat car­ry­ing 12 pas­sen­gers and its skip­per from Tg Dawai to Pan­tai Merdeka cap­sized af­ter hit­ting the an­chor chain of a trawler. – Ber­nama

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