Five-year-old boy drowns at Bunya village

A five-year-old boy drowned and died in the Kavango River at Bunya village in the Kavango West Region on Tuesday afternoon.

According to a police report availed to Nampa on Wednesday, the deceased allegedly went to the river with other kids including his brother to go swim where he drowned and died in the process.

The report says the body of the deceased was discovered the same day and his body was taken to the Bunya mortuary for post mortem.

The deceased was identified as Mathew Haingura, a resident of Bunya village.

His next of kin have been informed.

The report further says that the surving brother of the deceased, who he was with at the river is still in shock after what happened to his younger brother.

Source: Namibia Press Agency