London school kid drowns in Canada


London: A 12 year old boy named Abdul Jamal Ottun from Wallington County Grammar school drowned on Sunday while swimming at Shawnigan Lake School British Columbia.

The Headmaster of the school Jonathan Wilden described Jamal as a keen sportsman and said the boy’s family was devastated.

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Emergency services were also called in to the school but the boy could not be saved.

He said, “Despite their response, and the considerable efforts of the school’s own staff and students, Jamal could not be saved and sadly passed away at the scene.”