INTERACTIVE: Why so many of our kids are drowning and what can be done

Kids swimmming and playing at Lido beach.The Johor Fire and Rescue Department director Abdul Ghani Daud urged parents to be aware of their children's activities and whereabouts.

PETALING JAYA: From swimming pools to waterfalls, Malaysian parents are taking their kids for a swim to beat the heat.

But amid the fun, there is a sobering fact – an average of 10 children aged below 14 died each month from drowning from 2017 to 2021.

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