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Teenager pulled from Limehouse Cut Canal dies

A teenager has died after being pulled from a canal in east London, police have said.

Emergency services were called to the scene at 18:20 GMT.

The 15-year-old was taken from the Limehouse Cut Canal, near Thomas Road, and died shortly after 20:00 GMT, the Metropolitan Police said.

His next of kin have been informed and the death is currently being treated as unexplained, the force added.

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