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Strasbourg: a teenager missing after swimming in the Ill

2021-06-22T04:51:24.144Z

The body of another teenager was found in the river mid-week after jumping into the water. Did another drowning take place in the Ill, an Alsatian river that crosses Strasbourg? This Thursday, in the evening, a 17-year-old teenager jumped from a footbridge in this tributary of the Rhine, but he did not rise to the surface, reports France Bleu. Quickly, the alert was given, shortly before midnight. Some 25 firefighters and 12 divers were mobilized and searched for part of the night, to



Did another drowning take place in the Ill, an Alsatian river that crosses Strasbourg?

This Thursday, in the evening, a 17-year-old teenager jumped from a footbridge in this tributary of the Rhine, but he did not rise to the surface, reports France Bleu.

Quickly, the alert was given, shortly before midnight.

Some 25 firefighters and 12 divers were mobilized and searched for part of the night, to no avail.

The research was to resume this Friday morning, specify the Latest News from Alsace.

According to France Bleu, the teenager was accompanied by a group of friends, but he is the only one to have dived.

The witnesses will be heard by the police.

Drowning at the start of the week

This disappearance lets fear the worst, because it recalls a tragedy which took place at the beginning of the week.

On Tuesday, a 14-year-old boy drowned, after having jumped into the Ill in Sélestat (south of Strasbourg).

His body was found the next day.

Swimming in the Ill has been banned for several decades because of the strong currents, says France 3.

Source: leparis

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