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Source:Global Times Published: 2017/9/6 18:28:39

Illustrations: Xia Qing/GT

"The water here does not look deep, but the current has made some deep holes over time."

So said a resident who witnessed 14-year-old boy drown in a reservoir in Mentougou district recently. The boy was catching fish and accidentally fell into the water. Witnesses immediately called the police and firefighters. The boy's body was found after a four-hour search. The witness said that he often sees people fish with fishing rods or string bags beside the reservoir. "He would have started his second year of junior high school when the spring semester begins. His parents cried for a long time," the witness said. (Source: The Mirror)


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