Realizing that two of his friends drowned while doing their activities in the Kelemin River, Faris Iskandar jumped in.
In an effort to save Mohd Thaqiff Harry Mohd Fadhil, 12, and Mohd Fakhri Mohd Nor, 25, Faris faces difficulty swimming in the middle of the river.
Kapolres Hulu Terengganu DSP Mohd Adli Mat Daud said that finally Faris drowned.
After notifying the authorities about the incident at 5.39 pm.
The body was found by the Fire and Rescue Department at 7.33 p.m.
Meanwhile, the two friends he rescued survived.