Climber feared drowned while descending Gunung Tahan

A MAN is feared drowned after he was swept away by strong currents in Sungai Tanum while descending with a group of climbers from Gunung Tahan in Kuala Lipis today.

Lipis police chief Azli Mohd Noor said his force was informed of the incident involving the climber identified as Haniff Harun, 47, from Kampung Paloh Haji Daud in Kuala Terengganu, at 2.20pm today.