Kayak Boat, IC, And Phone Belonging To Missing Kayakers Found Washed Up On Kuantan Shores
A boat containing an IC and a yellow mobile phone belonging to two kayakers who went missing on 8 August have been found
Puah Geok Tin, 57, and Mr Tan Eng Soon, 62 - both of whom are Singaporeans - were kayaking around the Endau Islands when they drifted away from their group at 5.40pm on 8 August, due to strong winds and choppy waters.
The kayak was found on the Kuantan coastline, more than 200km from Mersing, Johor, where the pair had set off
As of 12 August, a total of four helicopters, one aeroplane, two ships including one from the Royal Malaysian Navy, and five boats are deployed in the operation
According to The Straits Times, a total of 104 men are have been deployed for the search and rescue (SAR) operation.
Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) director for Johor, First Admiral Aminuddin Abdul Rashid told New Straits Times, "The local fishermen and members of the public are also assisting the search operation."
Most recently, Puah's daughter made an Instagram post pleading the government of Malaysia to open up their waters to the Singaporean navy