On the evening of the 19th, in the Tama River in Hino City, Tokyo, brothers who are believed to be 11 and 14 years old drowned, and according to the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, the older brother died and the younger brother is also in a state of cardiopulmonary arrest. The two were playing in the river at that time, so the Metropolitan Police Department and others are investigating the detailed situation.
According to the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department and the Tokyo Fire Department, at around 4:10 pm on the 19th, there was a report from a nearby person at the Tama River in Hino City, Tokyo, saying, “Two children are still in the river and do not come up.” ..
When rescue workers and others dived into the river and searched, two boys were found about 40 minutes later, and both were taken to the hospital with cardiopulmonary arrest.
According to the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, the drowning brothers are believed to be 11 and 14 years old, of whom the 14-year-old brother died at the hospital he was transferred to.
The two were playing in the river with their younger brother, who seems to be nine years old, and the Metropolitan Police Department and others are investigating the situation at that time in detail.
A man living nearby “The riverbed suddenly deepens around here.”
A man in his 70s who lived near the scene said, “I heard an ambulance siren, so when I came to the riverbed, I saw a rescuer entering the river. After that, two people were rescued. I was worried when I heard that I was a child. The river bottom was suddenly deepening around here, and the water level was near the chest of the rescuer. “