CHIREDZI – A 10-year-old girl from Bangala Ranch Village 3 drowned in Jirichiri Pool along Zinemi River in Triangle after she decided to swim and cool off from the scorching heat.
Masvingo Provincial Police Spokesperson Inspector Kudakwashe Dhewa confirmed the incident to The Mirror.
Primrose Evidence Manguna (10) drowned while she was on her way to Bangala Primary School with friends. She told the friends that she was feeling hot and she wanted to swim.
The girl took off her clothes and she started swimming. She got trapped in mud and she screamed for help but her friends panicked and deserted her.
A passerby Magadzire Khama (74) heard her screamed but it was too late when he got to the pool.
The body was taken to hospital and a postmortem was waived by Chiredzi Resident Magistrate Mutukwa.
Dhewa urged communities to ensure that their children are staying away from pools and flooded rivers. https://masvingomirror.com