Teens found drowned after falling into monsoon drain

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PETALING JAYA: Two teenage boys were found drowned after they fell into a monsoon drain at Jalan Sungai Panjang in Sungai Besar near here.

A spokesman from the Selangor Fire and Rescue Department said they were alerted about the incident around 5.30pm on Thursday.

The spokesman said the first victim, identified as Mohamad Salman Rahmat, was found at 5.50pm while the second victim, identified as Mohamad Riduan Jamhari, was recovered three minutes later.

The victims, both aged 14, were believed to have been playing near the monsoon drain before falling into it.