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Paris: a young man drowns in the Canal de l'Ourcq


A man in his twenties died after drowning in the Canal de l'Ourcq (19th arrondissement), near the Quai de l'Oise.

A young man drowned this Thursday afternoon in the Canal de l'Ourcq, in Paris, according to information from France Bleu confirmed to Parisian.

According to the site, he was 26 years old.

According to several witnesses, the boy jumped from a bridge near the Quai de l'Oise, in the 19th arrondissement of the capital.

After having managed to swim for a few moments, the young man drowned, detailed the passers-by present at the time of the events.

Second drowning of the summer

According to local radio, it took firefighters an hour to find the victim and pull him out of the water.

She was in cardiac arrest and could not be revived by firefighters.

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In early July, a 17-year-old miner died in hospital after drowning in the Ourcq canal, near the Geode in Parc de la Villette.

He had dived around 8 p.m. but had also quickly found himself in difficulty.

The rescuers intervened quickly but the young boy was already in cardiorespiratory arrest when he was taken out of the water and died shortly afterwards.

About ten days later, another young man went into cardiac arrest after finding himself in the same area, this time near the Quai de la Charente.

Source: leparis

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