Crocodile-sculpture in Phichit

Huge crocodile sculpture in Phichit. Photo: Grossbildjaeger.

Sixth-grader drowns in Phichit canal

A Phichit sixth-grader drowned while trying to swim across an irrigation canal, his body finally found 100 metres away on Friday morning, 18 hours later.

Phakawat Sae-ua, 12, a student at Wat Tha Bua Thong School, drowned in the same canal in Pho Prathap Chang district where he and his friends often swam.

Full story: The Nation

By The Nation

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