Boy, 10, feared drowned in Papar
A 10-year-old boy was feared drown after falling into the river at Kampung Buang Sayang I here, yesterday. The boy, identified as Johan Nasir, a Bajau-Filipino, was playing with two friends on a jetty when he lost his balance and fell into the river at around lOam. His friends panicked and ran to the boy’s house to alert his father, who later made a frantic but futile search for him. Police were quickly alerted and, with the assistance of Fire and Rescue Services Department and villagers, they also tried in vain to locate Johan. As At 6pm yesterday, the boy was still not found while the search and rescue effort continues today.