River Avon weir incident children in hospital

Two children are in hospital after an incident involving the boat they were in on the River Avon in Warwickshire.

The incident, in which a man and another boy died, occured in strong waters at a weir in the Barford area of Warwick.

Insp Adrian Davis of Warwickshire Police and Jerry Penn-Ashman of Warwickshire Ambulance Service said Barford locals had been instrumental in the rescue effort.

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