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Shek O beach

Drownings at Shek O beach go unrecorded

The morning after Mid-Autumn Festival last year, Shek O resident Mark Pollard and his family went outside to check what state the celebrations had left the beach in. But they found a mess of a much worse kind.

Tuesday, 25 June, 2013, 10:46am 1 comment

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16 Nov 2012 - 3:59am

Principal says no red warning flags were flying when two pupils were drowned at Shek O beach, Hong Kong

The two teenage boys who drowned at Shek O beach on Monday were not reckless to go swimming because no red warning flags were hoisted at the time - contrary to initial news reports - their parents and school principal said.

4 Oct 2012 - 5:21am

Shek O drowning victims ‘not reckless’

The two teenage boys who drowned at Shek O beach on Monday were not reckless to go swimming because no red warning flags were hoisted at the time - contrary to initial news reports - their parents and school principal said on Wednesday.

3 Oct 2012 - 5:14pm

Two teenagers drown at Shek O beach

A night on Shek O beach to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival ended in tragedy on Monday when two boys – aged 15 and 16 - were swept out to sea and drowned. A 16-year-old girl with them was rescued.

The three had swum into the sea and were overpowered by waves at about 8.20am on Monday, before lifeguards started duty.

2 Oct 2012 - 12:30pm 1 comment