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Students drown while fishing on building site

Update: September, 04/2013 - 11:05

HA NOI (VNS) — The bodies of two primary school students were found floating in a pond at the construction site of the ongoing Nhat Tan Bridge in Ha Noi yesterday.

The victims were 11-year-old Tran Van Hao and 10-year-old Chu Hai Dang, students at Van Noi primary school.

They were reported missing on Monday evening after going fishing.

The pond, a large embankment of earth being used for the construction, had filled up during the recent rain and covers an area of 100sq.m. Local residents claimed that no signs had been erected to warn people of the danger.

District police are conducting an autopsy and examining the scene to identify the cause of the tragedy. — VNS

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