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Tragedy as 13-year-old boy drowns following river fall

Tragedy as 13-year-old boy drowns following river fall

A 13-year-old boy has tragically died after he fell into a river close to the Kilcock Road in Maynooth in Co Kildare, today.

The terrible incident occurred at 4pm when three teens reportedly fell into the river while playing.

The teenagers were rushed to Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children after the alarm was raised.

However, the 13-year-old boy passed away some time later.

The other two teenagers are not believed to be in a serious condition.

Gardai have launched a full investigation but are treating it as a tragic accident.

A post-mortem is expected to be conducted tomorrow.