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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

4 drown at Kololi beach

By Omar Bah

At least four boys have been confirmed dead after they drowned at Kololi beach yesterday, police spokesman ASP Njie told The Standard.

“We can confirm an incident of drowning at the Kololi beach around Senegambia area, involving seven young boys all about age 15.

The boys were first rescued by life savers and evacuated to the Serekunda general hospital where four were pronounced dead,” PRO Njie said.

He said the boys were said to have gone swimming with newly circumcised children at the beach.

ASP Njie said investigations into the incident will continue.

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