1140 GMT July 13, 2020
The children, described as elementary-school age, had gone to play at a beach on unday on the Fu River, according to state broadcaster CCTV, The Associated Press reported.
Their bodies were recovered by Monday morning.
They came from Mixin, a town near Sichuan province on the outskirts of the sprawling metropolis of Chongqing. No further details were immediately available.
Heavy rain had been forecast for the area, but it wasn’t clear if the weather was a factor.