Two boys drown while playing near river in southeastern Turkey

KAHRAMANMARAI (CIHAN)- Two children drowned in the southeastern province of KahramanmaraI while they were playing near a river on Sunday evening.

Reportedly, Muhammet HakkI Ceylan, 11, and Hasan Erdihan, 9, went to riverside which is 200 meters away their houses. While playing with each other, the children lost their balances and fell into the river.

Arriving at the scene immediately, search and rescue teams and divers tried to find bodies of the children. Villagers, who were also looking for the children, found dead bodies of them.

Bodies of the boys were taken to the morgue of a hospital. Gendarmerie launched an operation into the incident.

SOURCE: CIHAN