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Body of missing man, found near resort

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KOTA KINABALU: The body of a 52-year-old man who was reported missing after he fell from a boat due to strong wind near Karambunai Resort, was found this morning.

The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA), Sabah and Labuan Region in a statement today said the body of Rahman Kuno was found at 9.30am after its search-and-rescue team began their operation at 7am.

“The MMEA received a report faxed from the Kota Kinabalu district police headquarters at about 5am on the incident,” the statement said.

The body of the victim was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, here.

The MMEA has reminded all who go out to sea to give priority to safety and to ensure that their safety equipment are always in good condition. Bernama