Rescuers attempt to find eight primary school students who fell into the Fu River in Chongqing. The bodies of all eight pupils were retrieved. Photo: Weibo Rescuers attempt to find eight primary school students who fell into the Fu River in Chongqing. The bodies of all eight pupils were retrieved. Photo: Weibo
Rescuers attempt to find eight primary school students who fell into the Fu River in Chongqing. The bodies of all eight pupils were retrieved. Photo: Weibo

Eight children drown in southwest China after playing near river, prompting calls for water awareness lessons

  • Seven children believed to have gone to the rescue of friend who fell in the river before all drowned
  • Incident sparks new calls for children to be taught basic rescue techniques and first aid at school

Topic |   China Society
Rescuers attempt to find eight primary school students who fell into the Fu River in Chongqing. The bodies of all eight pupils were retrieved. Photo: Weibo Rescuers attempt to find eight primary school students who fell into the Fu River in Chongqing. The bodies of all eight pupils were retrieved. Photo: Weibo
Rescuers attempt to find eight primary school students who fell into the Fu River in Chongqing. The bodies of all eight pupils were retrieved. Photo: Weibo
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