People urged to avoid taking risks near water after two die at quarry in Norfolk

The warnings about the dangers of swimming in lakes and rivers after two people drowned in a disused quarry in Norfolk.

The victims were a 16-year-old boy from London, who'd been living in Ely and a 41-year-old man from King's Lynn. They have yet to be named.

They died in separate incidents at Bawsey Pits near King's Lynn yesterday evening. With the hot weather likely to continue, people are being urged to avoid taking risks near water.

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