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BANGKOK - A five-year-old boy was saved from drowning after his mother committed suicide by jumping into a canal - telling the child to jump too, police said. 

Bang Yi Rua police received reports that a boy was rescued from being drowned in Bang Yai canal.

A government employee, an environmental inspection officer working at Khlong Bang Yai, saw the incident and jumped into the canal to save them, but he could only help the boy.

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