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Bieślin. A boat with three people capsized on the lake. A 23-year-old man has died

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On Sunday night, firefighters pulled the body of a 23-year-old man from Lake Ostrowickie in Bieślin (Greater Poland Voivodeship). Earlier, the services received a report about a boat with three people that capsized on the lake.

The incident took place on Sunday night on Lake Ostrowickie in the town of Bieślin in the Gniezno district.

– After the first units arrived, it was determined that three men had swum onto the lake. The boat capsized and all these people ended up in the water. They started swimming towards the shore. Two of them managed to swim, while the third one submerged underwater and contact with her was lost, said Junior Brigadier Jarosław Łagutochkin, press officer of the District Headquarters of the State Fire Service in Gniezno.

Firefighters pulled a 23-year-old man from the waterFire Department in Trzemeszno

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The body of a man under water

In the first part of the operation, firefighters searched the area indicated by witnesses with boats. A water and diving group from Poznań and Mosina with specialized equipment was dispatched.

Firefighters pulled a 23-year-old man from the waterFire Department in Trzemeszno

– After they arrived at the scene, sonar was used, which indicated a place four meters under water where the injured person was located. The diver went under the water and pulled the man out. Unfortunately, he was pronounced dead, the firefighter added.

Firefighters pulled a 23-year-old man from the waterFire Department in Trzemeszno

The exact circumstances of this accident are being investigated by the police.

Main photo source: Fire Department in Trzemeszno



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