16-year-old boy crushed to death by falling wall in Spain’s Andalucia

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The Torreblanca community has been rocked by the death. Credit: Twitter.

A 16-YEAR-OLD boy has been crushed to death by a falling wall in Spain’s Andalucia.

According to witnesses, the teenager had been with his friends at an abandoned farmhouse in Torreblanca in Sevilla when the wall collapsed, trapping him under the heavy stones.

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Despite the rapid intervention of the emergency services, when they arrived at the scene it was too late, with the boy being pronounced dead on arrival. According to residents, the farmhouse is often frequented by youngsters.

The Mayor of Seville Juan Espadas confirmed that the victim was the son of a council worker and expressed his condolences to his family in what he regarded as an “absolutely unfortunate and regrettable incident.” Speaking to the press, he added that “there is much pain in the Torreblanca neighbourhood due to a young life being lost in such a way.”

As Euro Weekly News understands, the National Police have now launched an investigation to determine the exact circumstances behind the event.


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