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Two drown, three missing in water accidents in one day in Vietnam

Saturday, April 24, 2021, 18:39 GMT+7
Two drown, three missing in water accidents in one day in Vietnam
This supplied photo shows onlookers watching rescuers search for missing students at the beach in Thanh Hoa Province, Vietnam, April 23, 2021.

Vietnam recorded two water-related accidents on Friday alone, with two drowning deaths, three missing cases, and another child in critical condition in two provinces.

Le Van Vu, chairman of Hai Nam Commune in Hai Hau District, situated in northern Nam Dinh Province, said on Friday afternoon that two local children suffered a submersion while a group of five were swimming in a river at about 3:00 pm in the same afternoon.

As the other three children cried for help, nearby locals managed to rescue 11-year-old L.V.A. and rush him to the hospital, who is still in a critical condition now.

Meanwhile, 11-year-old M.T.D. could not make it.

D.’s body was later returned to his family for funeral procession.

On the same afternoon, a group of four students aged between 11 and 12 exhausted while swimming at the beach in Hoang Hoa District in north-central Thanh Hoa Province, according to the district’s education division.

Functional forces recovered the body of one student at 5:00 pm in the same afternoon.

The other three students remained missing.

Rescuers are still searching for the three missing kids.

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