- A video has emerged online showing an 8-year-old boy drowning inside a packed swimming facility in the Chinese city of Lianyuan on Aug. 14.
- The clip captured the moment the boy dives into the water, where others are seen swimming nearby and a man in a white shirt is standing on one side of the pool.
- As the boy struggles to keep his head above water, another child approaches the side of the pool near him but leaves immediately after briefly dipping his feet into the water.
- The boy eventually stops moving and starts sinking deep into the pool.
- Two men rush to retrieve the body from the water and try to resuscitate him but to no avail. A woman, whose relationship with the boy is unknown, is seen crying beside the boy’s lifeless body.
- Following the boy’s death, officials said the swimming pool was shut down as authorities began conducting an investigation into the incident.
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A CCTV video showing the final moments of a boy before he drowned in a public pool in China has emerged online.
A Filipino man has gone viral on social media after posting pictures showing how he slept for seven hours in a pool.
It all started during a family vacation when the man, Seth Gabriel Ricafort, decided to sleep in the pool because there was no space inside the room they rented at the King Leonard Island Resort in Bocaue, Bulacan province, Philippines. He also added that the room was too cold for him, Ricafort told Coconuts Manila.
Two women who were groped by a swarm of men in a swimming pool in Bahrain received a warning from authorities saying that they should never repeat such “actions.”
In a video posted on Twitter on Aug. 7, the women can be seen struggling to get out of the water as men cheered and groped them.
After locals complained of constantly finding poop in the waters of Hong Kong’s public swimming pools, a political group urged authorities to do something about it.
A survey conducted by the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong (DAB) revealed that out of the 1,238 swimmers at public pools, only 35.3% said they are satisfied with the water quality of pools. The figure saw a significant drop from last year’s 41.1%, Coconuts Media reports.
A Muslim group was singled out at a Delaware public pool and asked to leave for wearing cotton shirts, shorts, and hijabs.
Tahsiyn A. Ismaa’eel, who runs Darul Amaanah Academy, an Arabic summer enrichment program, has been taking her elementary schoolers to Wilmington’s Foster Brown public pool for four years.
Swimmers know that after a few laps in a pool without goggles, it’s pretty normal for your eyes to become itchy and turn red.
Most of us think it’s the chlorine in the pool that irritates the eyes, but according to the CDC, we are so unfortunately wrong.