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Five 'electrocuted at Turkey water park'

The incident happened at a water park in the town of Akyazi, east of Istanbul. Credit: IHA / AP

Five people, including three children, have been electrocuted in a pool at a water park in north-western Turkey, according to media reports.

The three children - reportedly aged 12, 15 and 17 - were caught up in an electrical current in the pool in the town of Akyazi, in Sakarya province, the state-run Anadolu news agency said.

The incident happened at a water park in the town of Akyazi, east of Istanbul. Credit: ITV News

According to the private Dogan news agency, the park's manager and his son were killed when they dived into the pool to try and save them.

All five were taken to a hospital in Akyazi, but could not be saved.

A sixth person was also reportedly taken to hospital with unknown injuries.

People wait outside a hospital in Akyazi, the town where the water park incident happened. Credit: IHA / AP