Young brothers die in canoe tragedy in France

Two Dutch brothers died on Sunday when they ran into trouble while canoeing in the Ardèche river in France.

The Ardèche river.

The Ardèche river. Image by Michael McKechnie / CC BY 2.0

The boys, eleven and 18, were on a family holiday in the popular tourist spot and were canoeing with their father on the river before they hit trouble at the barrage, which creates a small waterfall. It’s believed their canoe flipped and the boys drowned. Read more:

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