A string of water accidents, two 5-year-old boys die after drowning in pond
SAGA – On the 4th, the last day of Golden Week, a series of water accidents occurred in various places.
In Saga Prefecture’s Taku City, two five-year-old boys drowned in a park pond. The two boys were friends and disappeared when their families took their eyes off each other.
In Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture, a 20-year-old man who was barbecuing along the Tama River was swept into the river and killed. The deceased was Harumi Sakamoto, an office worker from Yokohama City, who was playing in the river with several others when he was swept away.
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