Dramatic accident this weekend on the coast ofAude. Two 17-year-old teenagers drowned on Saturday off the beaches of Narbonne the day after a warning from the Prefecture against a phenomenon of “strong swell” on the coast, we learned from the prosecution.
“The two victims were 17 years old and delivered from Toulouse,” Narbonne prosecutor Eric Camous told AFP.
Forensic pathologists will examine the bodies
An investigation into the circumstances of the drowning has been opened, he added, validating that medical examiners provided examiner the bodies on Monday.
A third person who was with them was able to be rescued and is in “relative emergency”, said the firefighters of Aude.
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They bathed 150m from the beach only
The young people bathed some 150 m from the beach, according to the same source.
“Dangerous swimming, strong swell expected on the Aude coast”, tweeted Friday the Aude prefecture.
The prefectures of Hérault, Gironde and Charente-Maritime in particular have also advised against swimming this weekend on the coast due to dangerous phenomena.
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