Two brothers aged 5 and 7 drowned in an artificial pond of the local fishing base of Osh City, the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations said.
The incident occurred on December 27 at 6.10 pm. Length of the water reservoir is about 160 meters, width – 90 meters, depth – 2.5 meters.
Body of the older boy was pulled out of water by his father. Rescuers arrived to the scene by 6.22 pm to find the second boy's body but failed. The works were stopped at 10.40 pm and resumed this morning.
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