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Marseille: a teenager saved five hours after disappearing at sea

2022-08-12T09:39:07.094Z

A 15-year-old young man spent almost five hours at sea before being finally spotted by the rescuers. He suffers from hypothermia but does not



The story ends well.

This Thursday, around 9 p.m., a 15-year-old young man was found at sea, off Marseille, after having been missing for five hours.

The teenager had gone swimming from Bonneveine beach, not far from Prado beach, in the Phocaean city, at 4 p.m., reports La Provence.

Not seeing him return, his relatives gave the alert in the afternoon.

Spotted 300 m from the beach

The area between Bonneveine beach and false money cove was then searched by the police, the gendarmerie as well as by a team of divers from the battalion of Marseille firefighters, specifies France Bleu.

Two helicopters also flew over the area.

It is moreover one of these devices of the French Navy which discovered the boy at 9 p.m., 300 m from the beach of Huveaune, a little further south of the beach from which he had left. , specifies BFMTV.

He was rescued safe and sound but suffering from hypothermia.

He also ingested a lot of sea water. "After a complete medical check-up by the marine-firefighters and the Samu 13, it was not deemed necessary to evacuate him to a medical structure", informed the Center regional surveillance and rescue service in the Mediterranean Sea in a press release.

Source: leparis

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