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Student drowns while swimming

February 6, 2021 7:46 am

A 21-year-old student has drowned.

Police say the victim was swimming with another student near Matata Settlement in Lami when he failed to surface.

He was then found motionless under water.

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The victim was conveyed to the Lami Health Center where he was pronounced dead after several attempts to revive him.

A post mortem will be conducted to ascertain the cause of death.

The drowning toll currently stands at six compared to one for the same period last year.

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