Firemen rescue 150kg turtle trapped under fallen tree

CHUKAI (Bernama): Kerteh Fire and Rescue Station personnel rescued a female Green (Agar) turtle weighing 150kg, which was trapped under a fallen tree in Pantai Cakar Hutan, Kampung Labohan, Kerteh, here. Terengganu Fire and Rescue operations centre officer Senior Assistant Controller Shahrizal Shamsudin said the firemen were deployed after receiving a distress call at 8.20am Sunday (Aug 9). “Upon arriving, we found a turtle trapped under a fallen tree. We then cleared a path and cut the tree. “The turtle was successfully freed and was not injured. We then released it back to the sea,” he said when contacted by Bernama. He said the operation ended at 10am. – Bernama

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