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In the Neva river in St. Petersburg drowned local. It is stated in the public “accident and emergency | Saint-Petersburg” in “Vkontakte”.
According to witnesses, he jumped into the water to get out of the fallen bag of a strange girl. “Actually, Neva was quite cold and with a strong current, bag is quite far carried. Bag swam and even took her in his arms, but then just disappeared — either a leg cramp or something,” says post.
MOE information about the deceased is not yet confirmed.
With the onset of the bathing season deaths on the water traditionally increases. For example, at the end of June the Neva river drowned in St Petersburg , which fell the water from the embankment of Lieutenant Schmidt. It happened at the festival of graduates “Scarlet sails”, reported by “Fontanka”.
A man stood on the waterfront opposite the tenth line of Vasilievsky island. He stumbled and fell into the water, rescuers were able to recover his body for an hour.
Also in June in Sochi drowned two foreigners. According to information “Komsomolskaya Pravda in St. Petersburg” in the morning the men decided to swim under the influence. “They shouted — what are you doing, the water is freezing. They swam out 20 meters and both sank in each other’s arms”, — told the witnesses.
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