Mon, 13 Jul 2020

ULAN BATOR, June 5 (Xinhua) -- A total of 13 people have been killed in more than 10 water-related accidents across Mongolia so far this year, the country's National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said Friday.

Five of the victims were children, the NEMA said in a statement.

The negligence of citizens, leaving children unsupervised and swimming after consuming alcohol were the main causes of the water-related accidents, it said.

As summer comes, the number of people who come to lake and rivers increases dramatically, the agency said, urging people to prevent potential accidents.

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