British boy, five, drowns on holiday in Portugal

By On July 30, 2018

British boy, five, drowns on holiday in Portugal

UK news British boy, five, drowns on holiday in Portugal

Reports say boy was pulled from water on Saturday but could not be revived

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A five-year-old British boy has drowned on holiday near the Portuguese town of Silves. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo

A five-year-old British boy has died in Portugal after reportedly drowning in a swimming pool.

The youngster was said to have been on holiday with his family at the resort of Amendoeira, near the town of Silves, on the Algarve.

According to reports, the boy was pulled from the water at a villa on Saturday afternoon but could not be revived.

It is understood his death is being treated as an accident.

A spokesman for the Foreign Office said: “We are providing support for the family of a British child who has died in Portugal.”

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Source: Google News Portugal | Netizen 24 Portugal

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