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Teenagers, child drown in reservoir in southern Vietnam

Teenagers, child drown in reservoir in southern Vietnam

Monday, July 04, 2022, 12:25 GMT+7
Teenagers, child drown in reservoir in southern Vietnam
Rescuers recover the bodies of three drowning victims at a reservoir in Dong Nai Province, Vietnam, July 3, 2022. Photo: B.A. / Tuoi Tre

Rescue forces in Dong Nai Province, southern Vietnam said on Sunday evening that they had found the bodies of two teenagers and a child, who had drowned while bathing at a reservoir in Trang Bom District earlier the same day.

The three victims -- 10-year-old Nguyen Van P., 18-year-old Nguyen Thanh P., and 17-year-old Tu Tuong V. -- were residents of Song Thao Commune in Trang Bom District, according to local police.

They went to bathe at a reservoir in Thanh Binh Commune in the same district on Sunday afternoon.

They slipped and sank in the reservoir, and rescuers arrived and recovered their bodies several hours later.

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Bao Anh - H.M. / Tuoi Tre News

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