Two men have died after being pulled from water in Bath this afternoon.
Avon and Somerset Police said: ‘We were called at 4.12pm by the ambulance service amid concern for people in the water near Toll Bridge Road in Bath.
‘A rescue operation was subsequently led by Avon Fire and Rescue Service.
‘Two adult casualties were rescued and given into the care of the ambulance service.
‘However both males were pronounced dead at the scene.
‘We are not treating the circumstances around the deaths as suspicious at this time. The deaths will be referred to the coroner.’
Avon Fire and Rescue Service tweeted: ‘At 16:14 water rescue teams from @AFRSBath & @AFRSBedminster were mobilised to reports of several people in the water near Toll Bridge Road in Bath. @ASPolice and @swasFT are also in attendance and this is an on-going incident. Please avoid the area where possible.’
It latter added: ‘Two male casualties have been pulled from the water and handed to ambulance crews. The incident has been handed to police.’
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