Bodies found after reservoir accident

POLICE divers have found the bodies of two men who drowned in a boating accident early this morning. The two men, believed to be in their late teens or early twenties, were reported missing at around 5am today after they took a boat out on to the Alton Water reservoir.

POLICE divers have found the bodies of two men who drowned in a boating accident early this morning.

The two men, believed to be in their late teens or early twenties, were reported missing at around 5am today after they took a boat out on to the Alton Water reservoir.

A third man who was also on the boat managed to swim to shore after the boat capsized.

A police spokesman said: "Police divers have this afternoon recovered the bodies of two men from Alton Water.

"Although formal identification is yet to take place it is believed the bodies are those of two men reported missing following a boat capsizing on the reservoir earlier today."

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