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Kumasi: 9-year-old boy drowns on family day out

Mensah Bonsu, a 9-year-old boy from Kumasi, Ashanti Region, drowned in a swimming pool at the Rattray Park Recreational Centre.

The tragedy occurred on Sunday, April 17, 2022, while the deceased’s family was having fun as part of the Easter festivities at the recreational center.

The youngster, a third-grader, is said to have drowned when his mother went to get a towel for him after he refused to swim at first.

In the absence of his mother, he, on the other hand, dived into the pool with his other siblings.

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After jumping into the pool, he drowned.

All attempts to resuscitate him were futile, and he died soon after.

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