Somaliland: Boy Dies in Hargeisa Bridge Swimming Accident

Some residents of Hargeisa at the scene of the drowning accident

Somalilandsun: A fatal swimming accident in Hargeisa has resulted in the death of 17 years old boy.

The death occurred at the 1st Hargeisa Bridge that connects the Egal International airport with the rest of Hargeisa the capital of Somaliland.

According to eyewitnesses the deceased was part of a large group of boys whom he was teaching to swim in water catchment dams constructed by the Municipality recently.

The Hargeisa Municipality had installed the dam, at the bottom  of Bridge , so that the water flowing through the valley does not dig into the pillars of the bridge.