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One-year child drowned in the river in Norway

Several rescue helicopters, rescue boats and divers worked Tuesday evening to find a one-year boy, who had fallen in a river in Geiranger in Norway.

He is a little over at 22 confirmed dead, after it finally managed to find him in the water after several hours of searching. It writes TV2 Norway.

- We got the notification around at 15.45 and placed immediately after time in a search, said the ring-leader Castles Amdam to TV2 earlier on Tuesday evening.

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Photo: Britt Ingunn Maurstad/Storfjor/Ritzau Scanpix

It is not known exactly what happened when the boy fell into the water, writes TV2 Norway.

First it said that the mother fell into the water with his son and came up on land again on its own.

TV2 Norway has, however, later Tuesday evening, been informed, that the mother threw herself in the river after his son and was taken by the flow, which brought her over 100 feet down the watercourse.

hotel Guests and other witnesses heard, that the mother cried and screamed for help, and eventually it was staff from the hotel, which was bailed the mother out of the water.

Indsatsleder Karl Idar Vik and announced for TV2 Norway, it was a demanding action, because it is a river with a lot of power.

Preparedness tried, therefore, to contain the river in order to make it easier to look in the.

the Family are tourists in the Norwegian city, and the relatives are getting right now using a kriseteam. The family's nationality is not yet known.

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Photo: Britt Ingunn Maurstad/Storfjor/Ritzau Scanpix

According to TV2 Norway was also attended by several volunteers in the search. The red Cross reported to the media that the five aid corps was called out, and about 30 volunteers from the organization showed up to help.

Media photographer volunteered in several local had turned up and participate in the search with their own boats.

Photo: Mari Gjørva/Ritzau Scanpix

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