15-year-old boy dies after swimming accident in Oslo

Nord-Elvåga.Kjetil Ree

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A 15-year-old boy died after a swimming accident in Oslo on Saturday night.

The police were notified of the incident at around 19.45 on Saturday evening.

‘’He was declared dead in the hospital. It’s a tragic accident. Relatives are notified. A case file is routinely created by the police’’ said operations manager, Tor Jøkling of Oslo police district to VG newspaper.

The boy swam in the Nord-Elvåga lake in Oslo with several friends when he went underwater without coming up again.

To NTB news, Jøkling said a police patrol brought the boy up.

‘’Cardiac and pulmonary resuscitation were started.

An ambulance crew took over and he was declared dead. He was unconscious all the time’’ said Jøkling.

© NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today

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