Bodies of two victims recovered from Quảng Nam drowning tragedy

Update: February, 11/2019 - 09:00

QUẢNG NAM — Authorities in the central province of Quảng Nam recovered two bodies from a tragedy that killed six people.

On Friday afternoon, a group of eight students aged 15 went to the beach in Bình Minh Commune to swim but were swept away by large waves.

One student was saved on the spot while another was treated at a local hospital.

The bodies have been handed over to the victims’ families. Also on Sunday morning, Deputy Minister of Education and Training Nguyễn Thị Nghĩa sent her condolences to the families and offered them VNĐ3 million (US$130) each in assistance. — VNS