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US man drowns while proposing underwater in Tanzania

The resort confirmed that a male guest tragically drowned while freediving alone outside the underwater room.

Penang ferry passenger feared drowned after falling off

Police say an empty car was found on the lower deck of the vessel, search for victim called off at nightfall.

Report on drowning of 6 firemen in Puchong to be tabled...

Measures to prevent such incidents in future will be announced later, says minister.

Man feared drowned trying to save 5 in car that plunged...

The villager, who was fishing nearby when the car slid into the river, jumped in to try to save the passengers.

Death of 6 firemen: Unfair to criticise SOP, says minister

Zuraida Kamaruddin says a safety expert who questioned the standard operating procedures should read the full report before drawing conclusions.

Puchong tragedy: Body of boy found in disused mining pond

Six firefighters had drowned while searching for his body yesterday.

MB orders council to close mining pool after drowning tragedy

It also announces RM20,000 aid to each of the six firemen who died in search for drowning victim.

6 Fire and Rescue Dept divers drown while searching for teen

Incident happened at mining pond in Taman Putra Perdana, Puchong.

Bauxite mine to pay RM37,000 in damages to families of drowned...

Lawyer for families says he will appeal to get aggravated and exemplary damages from court.

Alert at 12 ‘hotspots’ known for drowning

Fire and Rescue Department told to be on standby mode at these rivers and waterfalls in view of school holiday season.

40 drown fleeing violence in northwestern DR Congo

The victims drowned in the Ubangi River after attempting to escape violence in the town of Dongo.

Search for missing man to continue, body of drowned boy recovered

Both had gone swimming at the river mouth in Papar.

Indian actress’ death in Dubai highlights delays in repatriating deceased migrant...

In many cases, the body lies in the morgue for days.

500 children drown each year

Dr Amar Singh of Perak Clinical Research Centre says that in the first nine months this year, 31 children drowned in hotel and theme park swimming pools.

Body of third Sungai Lipis drowning victim found

Fire and Rescue Department says search team found the body of G K Easwer, 15, on the riverbed at a depth of four metres.

Anguished parents of drowned students demand answers

Nine days after three students drown at a camping trip, parents are still in the dark over what really happened, says report.

Residents drain bauxite mine to prevent more deaths

Using a backhoe, they take an hour to channel the water from the abandoned mine into a monsoon drain.

Bauxite mine drowning: Grandfather of victim to sue

Aidil Omar, 78, says the parties who mined bauxite should have been more responsible and filled up the pool with earth instead of abandoning the site.

Man listens in horror as wife drowns in floodwaters

Masnim Ngah, 41, drowns after she unknowingly drives her car into a three-metre drain alongside a flooded road in Besut, Terengganu.

School holiday drowning cases reach critical level

Activist Lee Lam Thye suggests intensifying awareness campaigns and increasing the monitoring of water recreation activities.

Body of missing student found in Sg Chiling

Anis Fatihah Hishamuddin's body is found about 500 metres from where she was reported missing.

Two drown, 11 safe after passenger boat capsizes

Boat runs into anchor chain of a trawler while sailing from Tanjung Dawai to Pantai Merdeka.

Paraglider operator missing after falling into the sea

Fisherman says he saw the person in the air for about 2-3 minutes, another witness says victim was afloat for 30 minutes then disappeared.

Video of Sunday’s drowning sparks social media outrage

The video apparently shows a boat operator driving past victims despite repeated cries from boat passengers to stop and help.