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Woman doctor dies in ‘freak’ drowning after reversing car into

A woman has died after a freak accident saw her reverse into a flowing river in Ireland as shocked onlookers alerted emergency services. Sara Ahmed, 30, tragically died in the shocking incident that took place in Castlebar, Ireland. Emergency services rushed to the waterway but Sara, a doctor at Mayo University Hospital, was pronounced dead at […]

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‘I miss my boys’: Parents speak out after 2 kids die following rescue from icy Palatine pond

PALATINE, Ill. (WLS) — The parents of Romalice and Ro’Siah Brooks described the two brothers as inseparable, sadly, even in their final moments. “I’m broken, but I know in time things will get better. But, right now, I don’t see it,” said Teghan Ivy, their mother. That mother recounted a moment almost too heartbreaking to […]

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Ukraine urges global ban of Russia’s RT after presenter calls for drowning of Ukrainian children

Oct 23 (Reuters) – Ukraine branded the Russian state-controlled RT media outlet as an inciter of genocide on Sunday after a presenter said Ukrainian children who saw Russians as occupiers under the Soviet Union should have been drowned. In a show broadcast last week, RT presenter Anton Krasovsky said children who criticised Russia should have […]

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Officer saves father, 8-year-old son from drowning in Homestead canal

Homestead, Fla. – A Homestead police officer saved an eight-year-old boy and his father from drowning Saturday in a canal on Saturday. The boy, his father and another adult were fishing around 10:00 a.m. from the canal bank near East Palm Drive and Southeast 142nd Avenue. According to police, the eight-year-old child (who was unable […]

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Showbiz

Pride of Britain Teen awarded for saving boy and father from drowning

The Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Awards celebrates ordinary people who have done extraordinary things and this 2022 ceremony will be broadcast on ITV on October 27. A winner who is sure to capture the hearts of the nation includes a teenager called Lucy Montgomery who saved the lives of her father and a young […]

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Most of Hurricane Ian’s 100-plus victims in Florida died by drowning, data shows

FOX Weather’s Robert Ray spent time traversing Fort Myers, speaking to residents and officials in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian.  The deaths of more than 100 people in Florida have been attributed to Hurricane Ian, and most of those fatalities were the result of drowning. Ian slammed into the Fort Myers area of Southwest Florida […]

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Clarksville drowning victim identified as Ft. Campbell soldier

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) – The victim of a drowning at Billy Dunlap Park on Saturday has been identified as a Fort Campbell soldier. Jabori McGraw, 20, died in the drowning. The Montgomery County EMS dive team recovered McCraw’s body at about 9:45 a.m. on Sunday. Officials began searching for McGraw on Saturday, prompting officials to […]

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Bystanders save drowning child at New Hampton camp

An 8-year-old child survived a near drowning in New Hampton with the help of bystanders.New Hampton Fire Department said they responded to a call of a kid drowning in the pool at Adventure Bound Camping Resort.Fire Chief Kevin Lang said bystanders pulled the child from the pool and started performing CPR by the time his […]

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Double tragedy as two missing British brothers, 9 and 7, found dead after drowning in lake

The boys were said to have gone missing in Simmerath, near Aachen in North Rhine-Westphalia. A police spokesperson told local outlets this morning (Friday) that the brothers, aged 7 and 9, were reported missing by their parents on Thursday evening. According to NTV, they had been swimming in Lake Rursee when they disappeared. The alarm […]

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Harrowing moment frantic mum calls 999 as ‘daughters are drowning’ at beach

Milena Smith faced every parent’s worst nightmare earlier this month when she was visiting Barmouth with her husband, Dave, and their two children Mabel, 12 and Elsie, 10. The family, from Birkenhead, were spending the day on the beach with both children paddling up to their waist in the water. Suddenly, without warning, the kids […]