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20 year old drunk saved from drowning at Palavas

France 3/Scoop, Apr 24

On Tuesday, at around 3pm, a 20 year old man decided to swim in the sea after several drinks at lunchtime.

Firefighters were alerted to a young man in trouble in the sea in Palavas, Hérault, and they dragged the unconscious man on to the beach. After cardiac massage, firefighters managed to revive him, and he was airlifted to Lapeyronie hospital in Montpellier.

Rescue services took to Twitter to warn people of the dangers of drinking and swimming.

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