Mayor: Fate of two Brits was a 'regrettable accident'

Jorge Barroso, the mayor of Nazare municipality where five-year-old Lara Lewis and her grandfather drowned, has called the tragedy a "regrettable accident". He added:

The accident happened on a beach with a sea considered very dangerous and in an area without surveillance. The municipality of Nazare advises tourists and visitors who are willing to enjoy our coast, to go to safeguarded beaches, and always respect the safety rules and directions given by lifeguards.

– Jorge Barroso, mayor of Nazare municipality

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Portugal drowning pair named

A five-year-old British girl and her 66-year-old grandfather who drowned off a Portuguese beach have been named by sources as Lara Lewis and Brian O'Dwyer.