Pyrénées-Orientales: Fatal drowning of a four-year-old girl and a 35-year-old man

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Firefighters intervened on two different cases of drowning, Sunday, in the Pyrénées-Orientales (illustration). — S. ORTOLA/20 MINUTES

Two people died of drowning on Sunday in the Pyrenees-Orientales. The firefighters intervened at the end of the afternoon to rescue a four-year-old girl in the Gouleyrous gorges, near Tautavel. Despite the efforts of witnesses, then of the fire brigade, she could not be revived.

An hour earlier, a 35-year-old man has been taken from the Mediterranean by witnesses, to Canet-en-Roussillon, a town located at about ten kilometers from Perpignan. Severe; again, the cardiac massages practiced by the rescuers proved in vain.

The search continued to find a minor with whom the victim seemed to have played. earlier, according to witnesses. This child was not found.