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8-year-old girl drowns in pond in southern Vietnam

8-year-old girl drowns in pond in southern Vietnam

Monday, July 25, 2022, 15:11 GMT+7
8-year-old girl drowns in pond in southern Vietnam
The pond where eight-year-old D.N.Y drowned in Binh Phuoc Province, southern Vietnam, July 20, 2022.

An eight-year-old girl drowned in a 2.5m deep pond while playing in a field with her grandmother in Binh Phuoc Province, southern Vietnam last week.

Rescuers in Binh Phuoc found the body of the child on Wednesday, who was then identified as D.N.Y., from Dong Tam Commune, Dong Phu District.

Y. and her grandmother played at a field belonging to a local household on the morning of the same day before being found missing at around 10:00 am.

When her family members arrived at the field, they saw her slippers next to the pond but did not find out the girl.

The pond Y. fell into covers 120 square meters with a depth of 2.5 meters, according to locals.

After receiving the news, relevant forces in Binh Phuoc ordered specialized vehicles with nearly 10 officers to the scene to search for the missing girl.

At around 1:30 pm the same day, the team successfully recovered the body of Y. from the pond.

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Minh Nam - A Loc / Tuoi Tre News

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