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15-year-old girl dies in Llanrumney river incident

15-year-old girl has tragically died in a river incident in the Llanrumney area of Cardiff, despite best efforts of emergency service crews.

Rescue teams including firefighters, paramedics and South Wales Police were called yesterday at 5.20pm to a report of a girl in the river in Ball Lane, Llanrumney.

A spokesperson for South Wales Police said:

“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.”