Kochi boy drowns in front of dad during swimming coaching

14-year-old Anal Baiju was part of a summer swimming camp at Century Club.

Published: 05th April 2019 06:02 AM  |   Last Updated: 05th April 2019 06:02 AM   |  A+A-

Anal Baiju, the victim

Anal Baiju, the victim

By Express News Service

KOCHI: A vacation swimming class turned tragic as a 14-year-old drowned in the swimming pool of a private club at Vennala in Kochi on Thursday. The deceased is Anal Baiju of Pallath Road, Thammanam.
According to officers with the Palarivattom Police Station, Anal was part of a summer swimming camp at Century Club.

The incident took place at 8.15 am when training was being given to a batch of 15 children. There were three instructors — two in the pool with the children. Anal’s father Baiju was also present near the pool. The training was given to children in the shallow part. 


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