HCM CITY (VNS)— Two ninth-grade student have drowned and five others are still missing after being swept away by waves while swimming at a local beach in HCM City's Can Gio district.
A preliminary investigation revealed that the students were from the Nguyen Binh Khiem Secondary School in the Dau Tieng district from the southern Binh Duong Province.
The accident, which took place yesterday afternoon, happened when the students were on a school trip to Can Gio District.
More than 90 students of the school were on the trip.
HCM City's rescue teams are continuing their search for the missing students. — VNS