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Bodies recovered after 6 children drown in SW China

Xinhua | Updated: 2017-05-12 14:04

NANNING -- The bodies of all six drowned children had been recovered Friday, after they disappeared while swimming in a river in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region Wednesday.

The primary school students from the city of Beiliu had gone swimming after school Wednesday.

Divers recovered two of the bodies while searching Wednesday night, a third body was located on Thursday and the final three were found Friday morning.

The local government has asked schools to warn students of the dangers of strong river currents.

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