Boy, seven, dies after falling in water barrel

Police were investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a seven-year-old boy who was found in a water barrel in the area of Nea Ionia in Volos, central Greece.

According to a National First Aid Center (EKAB) unit, which was called to the scene, the boy was removed from the barrel by neighbors before being transferred to a local hospital were doctors tried to revive him but did not succeed.