Sunday, June 2, 2013
Body of toddler in second boat capsize in Sarawak found Read more: Body of toddler in second boat capsize in Sarawak found -
The mother of the victim Dora Ugat, 32 is comforted by her husband, Abun Meden, 40 after the body of their daughter, Cristian Lagie was found by villagers about 500m from where the boat sank at Kampung Ensika, Sebuyau.
Rescuers today found the body of 14-month old Cristian Lagie who went missing after the boat he was travelling in sank in choppy waters of Sungai Rajang near Kampung Skitong here yesterday.
His body was found about 500 metres from the site in Kampung Ensika, Sebuyau.
This is the second incident of a capsizing boat in Sarawak after the Kawan Mas boat tragedy.
The toddler was travelling with his parents - Abun Meden, 40, and Dora Ugat, 32, and 12 others from Kampung Tungkah Melayu to Kampung Ensika when the boat overturned and he was swept away by raging waters.
The remaining passengers - six adults and eight children - were saved as they managed to don their lifejackets