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Five killed in Turkey pool park tragedy

By AP Reporter

Five people, including two teenagers and a 12-year-old, have died after being electrocuted at a water park pool in north west Turkey, media reports said.

They were caught up in an electrical current in the pool at the park in the town of Akyazi, Skarya province.

The park's manager and his son were killed when they dived into the pool to try to save the victims, according to Dogan news agency.

All five were rushed to hospital in Akyazi but could not be saved. Three children, one aged 12 and the other two aged 15 and 17 died according to NTV.

Police officers are said to be investigating what caused the electrocutions.

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