A one-and-a-half-year-old baby was swept away by the waters of the Socamani River (at Vinto height) in Oruro and lost his life. The tragic event was recorded this Thursday morning when the infant’s grandmotherwho was carrying it on his back, moved to the bank of this tributary to collect some medicinal plants.
The later that was known was alerted by the neighbors, who reported that an old woman was being swept away by the stormreported the spokesman for the Felcc, José Matías.
Given this situation, another grandson (12 years old) of the old woman and the baby’s brother, in addition to his mother, moved to the place. The minor got into the water and with the help of the neighbors managed to rescue the old woman.
However, when she was taken to the big shore, she was surprised to realize that the baby had been carried away by the waters.
The police chief reported that the body of the infant was recovered lifeless and that the cause of death was determined. suffocation by submersion.