Hundreds of children drown during the summer months

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The Public Health Ministry has warned parents to keep a close watch on their children as an average of 402 children drown each year during summer months.

Minister Dr Ratchata Ratchatanawin said a survey by the Disease Control shows that around 1,200 children below 15 years old die from drowning annually, or as many as four children per day.

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