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Boy, 16, dies after being sucked into pipes of fountain in Spain when friends fiddled with controls whereas he was swimming

Boy, 16, dies after being sucked into pipes of fountain in Spain when pals fiddled with controls while he was swimming


A TEENAGE boy has died after he was sucked into pipes at a public fountain in Spain when his pals fiddled with the controls.

The tragic incident happened within the metropolis of Mostoles within the central Spanish Neighborhood of Madrid when a bunch of kids had been taking part in within the fountain at Finca Liana Mostoles Park.

Emergency companies attended the tragic incident, the place a boy was sucked right into a pipe whereas at a fountain, in numbers
The medics tried to revive him for over half-an-hour however had been unsuccessful

The 16-year-old lad, who has but to be named publicly, is believed to have been stress-free within the 12-inch-deep pool the place swimming is prohibited.

However the day took a horrifying flip when a few of his mates who he was messing round with went to the fountain’s management panel and turned up the water stress.

This then sucked him into the pipe beneath.

When it was clear what had occurred, the boy’s pals scrambled to assist him however had been unable to.

They then referred to as emergency companies who took 50 minutes to free the boy from the fountain pipe.

The medics tried to revive him for over half-an-hour however had been unsuccessful.


A preliminary investigation instructed the teenagers eliminated a mesh cowl over the controls, permitting them to entry to the water stress system.

A psychiatric crew has visited the mom’s home to tell her about her son’s loss of life and supply help.

The centre-right Common Occasion in Mostoles requested the council to verify all the safety panels of town’s fountains to forestall the same incident.

It took 50 minutes for emergency companies to free the boy from the pipe
Swimming is just not prohibited within the fountain
The boys had managed to entry the management panel and elevated the water stress with out figuring out of the tragedy that was set to unfold.

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