Spate of drownings hits Paris canals
Photo by France 24Three people have drowned in Paris’s canal system since the start of the summer, mostly after drinking too much in the hot weather, according to the city’s fire and rescue services.
The deaths have been focused around the Canal Saint Martin in the city’s 10th arrondissement, and in the Canal de l’Ourc that comes into the city from the north.
Paris’s canals are popular meeting spots for young people wanting to picnic and drink outdoors and cool off from the heat.
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