In the Andijan province, a 20-year-old boy died trying to save a drowning girl, the spokesman to the Prosecutor General's Office Khayot Shamsutdinov said.
According to him, on May 5 at about 18:00 in Markhamat district of Andijan province, a 20-year-old boy jumped into the South Fergana Canal to save a girl he knew who had fallen into it.
Passers-by pulled the girl out of the canal, but the young man could not be saved.
The body of a young man was found on May 8 in another part of the canal. The fact is under investigation.