YANGON, Myanmar, Two young girls, taking pictures on the top of a waterfall, in Kawkareik, Myanmar’s Kayin state, fell and died at the scene, the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported today (Monday).
Aged 19, both the two friends, who were on a trip with eight other friends, to the Taw Naw Waterfall, on Sunday, at 11:30 a.m. local time, fell 60 metres to the base of the waterfall.
Of the two victims, one was taking photos near the top of the waterfall, when she slipped, prompting her friend to grab her, in an attempt to save her from the fall, but unfortunately both girls tumbled over the edge.
One died at the scene with fatal injury to her head from hitting the rock walls on her way down, while the other, who suffered a broken jaw and serious injury to her head, also died, when she was receiving treatment at the hospital.
Police is investigating into the case.
Source: NAM News Network