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Call for swim education after more students drown | Updated: 2013-07-03 20:19

Four high school students drowned on Tuesday in East China's Anhui province, China News Service reported.

The students, all in their first year at a senior high school in Langxi county, were pronounced dead at a hospital after they were pulled from a pond by police and firefighters at 5:40 pm.

Education experts have called on elementary and middle schools to include swimming lesson in their curriculum.

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