Three children died in one day in the Euphrates River in Al-Raqqa governorate, and a girl and a young man in Deir Ezzor governorate.
Local sources said that 15-year-old Khalil Hamed Al-Hussein drowned in the Euphrates River in the city of Al-Raqqa, on Tuesday, which is the third case after death two other young children who drowned in the river.
The child, Muhammad Saeed, died by drowning in the Euphrates River in the town of Mansoura, west of Al-Raqqa, on Tuesday morning, while the child died on Tuesday afternoon.
In Deir Ezzor, Al-Khobar TV reported, citing local sources, that a girl drowned in the Euphrates River while swimming with two others that the lives of two were saved and the third, aged 16, drowned, and the search for her body is still underway.
The 17-year-old Ahmed Mahmoud Al-Joulad, drowned in the Euphrates River in the city of Deir Ezzor, and was alone with his family last Monday, "according to the sources.
While the lives of three young men were saved from drowning after the water swept them into an irrigation pipe near the government farm northwest of Al-Raqqa.
Accidents of drowning deaths in the Euphrates River are frequent in the eastern governorates as a result of collective swimming operations, which spread in the summer due to the high temperatures.