6-year-old drowns in Pomeroon River

6 years old Ramesh Khan, a students of Abrams Creek Primary school has died as a result of drowing.

The grade one child of Abrams Creek Upper Pomeroon River died around 11:45hrs.

According to kareena Singh an 8 years old a student of the Abrams Creek school, about 11:40 hours, during lunch hours, she and the deceased were playing under the health post building and the deceased told her he going and wash his foot.

He left and went to the health post landing, shorty after, she saw the deceased two hands up in the air in the water.

She began to scream and due to her screaming, she alerted the teachers of the school, who was at the time in the upper flat of the school having lunch.

They  immediately ran to the landing, but the deceased was already gone. A search party was then formed.

The divers spend hours under the water looking for the decased, but he was not located.

Investigations are ongoing.


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