Evening swim ends in tragedy for boy

Posed photo of boy drowning.
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PASIR GUDANG - An outing by a group of boys ended in tragedy when one of them drowned in a lake at Bukit Layang-Layang here.

The incident happened at around 6.30pm on Sunday when Muhamad Zulfan Aidit Zamrol, 10, went for a swim with seven friends at the Layang-Layang lake near their homes.

Police believe that Zulfan, who lived in Taman Cendana, and his friends were out for a bicycle ride before they decided to go for a swim at the lake.

A search and rescue team from the Pasir Gudang fire and rescue station found the boy's body at 7.10pm.