Two teenagers Drown: Two schoolchildren died while trying to save another friend from drowning in Chaiyaphum province on Saturday, Pol Captain Saksith Tingkhasert of Kaeng Khro precinct said on Sunday.
Seven lower-secondary students visited a local check dam in Tambon Nong Pai in Kaeng Khro district on Saturday afternoon when one girl, riding a motorcyle, fell into the water along with her two-wheeler.
The friends jumped into the water despite the strong currents to rescue her and succeeded. But two of the friends – a 13-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy – drowned.
The accident happened at 3.30pm. Rescue workers managed to pull the two bodies out of the water at around 10pm.