Lifeguards thought drowning boy was ‘playing dead’


Suraj Mall, eight, was unconscious in the deep end, but the guard and another young swimmer thought he was “pretending to be dead” before the alarm was raised. After being pulled out, he was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead. Read the Mirror.


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