UPDATE: THREE people have died on La Venus de Marbella beach in a tragic accident this afternoon, April 13.
Two students aged 18 and 19 and their 30-year-old teacher, part of a large group of Turkish students visiting the Costa del Sol, reportedly drowned while a third student aged 18 has been taken to intensive care at the Costa del Sol hospital by emergency services.
Initial reports said that the teenagers got into trouble in the water and their teacher jumped in to try and help, while the boy in hospital was rescued from the water by a surfer.
Marbella Council has declared the town to be in mourning after the tragic event.
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At least two dead on Marbella beach
AT LEAST two people have reportedly died on a Marbella beach while bathing.
A group of Turkish students and a teacher had headed for the La Venus de Marbella beach for a swim which appears to have ended in tragedy.
The teacher and an 18-year-old student are reported dead while another 18-year-old remains missing and one more has been evacuated for treatment for hypothermia.