Jan 22, 2020, 5:02 PM
The search continued for a 16-year old boy (name withheld) who reportedly drowned alongside an adult, 24-year-old Omar Saidy at the Sanyang beach in the Kombo South district of the West Coast Region on Sunday, The Point has been reliably informed.
The incident, which has sent shocking waves across the coastal town, happened between the hours of 2pm and 3pm when the two were playing football at the beach, sources said.
According to our source, as they were playing football, when the ball went into the water and the minor in attempting to get the ball started to drown.
“So as Omar Saidy went to rescue him, he also drowned,” our source added.
The police public relations officer, ASP Yerro Mballow, confirmed the story.
Meanwhile, in a related development, The Point has also reliably gathered that one Yankuba Drammeh of Gunjur village in the Kombo South district of the West Coast Region also drowned at the sea in Gunjur on Sunday.