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Girl, 15, dies after being pulled from river in Wales
21 August 2020, 22:52
A 15-year-old girl has died after being pulled from a river in South Wales.
Emergency services were called to banks of the River Rhymney, in Cardiff, shortly after 5pm this evening following reports of the girl going into the water.
A huge search operation was triggered including firefighters, paramedics, police and coastguard.
After over an hour of searching the teenager was found, although sadly she could not be saved.
A spokesman for South wales Police said: "We were called today at 5.20pm to a report of a girl in the river in Ball Lane, Llanrumney.
"We attended with a number of other emergency services and the police helicopter.
"At about 6.40pm a 15-year-old girl was located and despite the best efforts of emergency services she sadly passed away."