Brothers who drowned in dangerous ocean current are found ‘hugging’ on the sea floor

Two brothers have been found embracing one another on the ocean floor after they tragically drowned out at sea.

Gustavo Bernardo Leal, 15, and Gabriel Bernardo Leal, 11, have been visiting the seaside with their father and 16-year-old cousin on 17 July, Jam Press stories.

The day earlier than, the relations had travelled to the coastal city of Maragogi, Alagoas State, Brazil, from their residence in São Paulo, about 1,585 miles away.

Whereas visiting Peroba seaside, the three boys went for a swim however quickly obtained caught up in the altering tide and robust currents.

Their father rushed to the kids’s assist and managed to assist his struggling 16-year-old nephew seize onto a rock.

Nevertheless, he was unable to save lots of his two sons and practically drowned in the course of, in keeping with native stories.

The brothers disappeared from view and emergency companies have been referred to as.

Gustavo Bernardo Leal, 15, and Gabriel Bernardo Leal, 11, tragically drowned off the coast of Brazil

(Jam Press)

Hearth division spokesperson Colonel Clemens stated the boys’ our bodies have been found six metres (20 ft) underwater on the seabed after a number of hours of looking.

They have been reportedly found in a hugging place every at the backside of the sea.

Rescue crews are seen throughout the seek for the brothers

(Jam Press)

Mr Clemens stated the brothers “embraced one another in despair”, including that it’s “a typical apply when individuals are drowning”.

He added: “In conditions like this, it’s very tough to remain calm.”

The victims’ aunt Thiene Tenório stated the boys have been sucked into “some sort of whirlpool” when their father overlooked them.

The children have been buried in their father’s hometown of Tomar do Geru in Sergipe State on the morning of 19 July.

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