Boy Dies After Falling Into River In Argyll

A 10-year-old boy has died after falling into a river in Argyll while on holiday with his family.

Emergency services were called to the incident at 13:45 on Tuesday.

The boy was rescued by a passer-by after getting into difficulties.

He was airlifted to Glasgow for treatment, however he later died at Yorkhill Hospital.


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