Fire brigade and rescue services are looking for two missing teenagers at Lake Breitenbach. © Yuliya Krannich/TVNews-Hessen/dpa
In Hesse, there has been a fatal accident in a bathing lake. The cause is still unclear.
Bebra - Tragic accident in Hesse. Two teenagers drowned in a lake. According to the police, several young people were on a boat on the Breitenbacher See near Bebra on Saturday afternoon.
Bathing lake disaster: young people with boat on the way - two teenagers drown
A 13-year-old and a 15-year-old went into the water and went down for an initially unclear reason.
For several hours, helpers from DLRG and the fire brigade, among others, searched for the two young people. A police helicopter was also deployed. When the boy and the girl were found, only their deaths could be ascertained, despite immediately initiated medical measures.
According to the police, the exact circumstances were initially unclear. "At the moment, however, a tragic bathing accident must be assumed," the police said in a statement. (dpa)