Folks present up on the space close to Dong Nai river department in Binh Phuoc Province the place 4 college students have been drowned, Might 1, 2022. Picture by VnExpress/Van Tram
5 youngsters have been drowned on Sunday in southern Vietnam whereas three different individuals have been swept away at sea within the central area.
4 eleventh grade college students have been discovered lifeless on Sunday after swimming in a Dong Nai River department flowing via the southern province of Binh Phuoc.
A bunch of 9 college students from an area highschool went tenting. Six jumped into the river whereas the remaining three sat on the shore to grill meals.
Whereas swimming in the midst of the river, they have been swept away by robust currents. One in all them managed to swim to shore and known as for assist. Some individuals tenting close by rapidly jumped into the river however managed to save lots of solely one of many 5 victims.
Three hours later, native authorities discovered the our bodies of the remaining 4 and handed them over to their households for burial.
As a result of affect of low strain within the East Sea, recognized internationally because the South China Sea, south and central areas recorded heavy rains over the weekend.
Police within the south central province of Binh Thuan on Monday are nonetheless on the lookout for the physique of a seventh-grade boy drowned in a canal. The boy was taking part in soccer with pals alongside the canal on Sunday when three of them slipped into it and have been swept away by floodwaters. Two of them have been rescued whereas the opposite remains to be lacking.
Additionally on Sunday within the close by Binh Dinh Province, two teenage boys and a 24-year-old man have been swept by rip currents at sea. Rescue forces have discovered the our bodies of the younger boys, who have been brothers 14 and 16 years previous and are on the lookout for the person.
In Vietnam, drowning stays one of many main causes of dying amongst youngsters, in response to the World Well being Group.
It was estimated in 2020 that greater than 2,000 youngsters aged below 16 years had misplaced their lives yearly attributable to drowning within the nation, the WHO mentioned.
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