A foreigner drowned whilst swimming in a waterfall at Mount Kulen yesterday.
The incident took place on July 25, 2022 at 12:30 pm at the third floor waterfall in Preah Ang Thom village, Khnong Phnom commune, Svay Leu district, Siem Reap province.
The victim has been named as GANZORIG MYAGMARDORJ, male, born on November 12, 1996, a Mongolian tourist
The victim had visited the waterfall with his girlfriend and a PassApp driver.
After playing in the water for 15 minutes, the victim helped his girlfriend to stay on the bank and started swimming to a point where the water is deep,
He became tired and tried to cling to a rock, but was unable to get a grip on the slippery rock and sank into the water.
The PassApp driver tried to grab the victim’s hand, but the man had disappeared into the water
Rescue teams were called to search for the man but, tragically, his body was found at 13:15 pm.