Over 30 children have drowned in Ukraine since early June
In Ukraine, since the beginning of June, more than 30 children have died in water bodies.
This was reported in the press service of the state emergency services.
“In general, since the beginning of June, water has already claimed the lives of more than 30 young people under the age of 18,” said the report.
According to the rescuers, tragic cases occur not only when children independently visit stakes and rivers. In addition, they note, the vast majority of emergencies occur almost in front of adults. Thus, on June 25, in the village of Kovalikha, in the Smelyansky district, in the Cherkasia region, a girl born in 2011 drowned in a private household, which inadvertently fell into a hole, said the State Emergency Department.
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The same day in the Zaporozhye region in a pond near the village. Pershotravnevoe of Rozovsky district was drowned by two girls born in 2009 and 2008, who left their parents for a pond without permission. In the Ternopil region, on a pond in the village of Dvurechye, in the Terebovlyansky district, following reckless handling during bathing, two boys drowned in 2005 and 2003.
Another teenager drowned on June 26 in a village headquarters. Slavgorod Sinelnikovsky district of the Dnipropetrovsk region.
In this regard, the rescue service urged adults to tighten control over how their children spend their leisure time: “During the summer holidays, monitor children’s leisure activities and do not allow them to visit even the smallest children. ponds by themselves “.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru