A major stream rescue operation has crystal rectifier to deaths, BBC Wales understands.

So far it’s been confirmed that one person was taken to hospital once being taken from the watercourse Cleddau in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire.

Town council member Thomas Tudor known as it a “terrible tragedy” and sent his sympathies to the “families who have lost admired ones”.

Dyfed-Powys Police aforesaid a “swift search” began once reports that a gaggle of individuals were seen in distress.
Police, firefighters, coastguard, automobile crews and 4 helicopters were deployed to the stretch of the stream at quay Street concerning 09:00 BST.

A police advocator said: “A swift search of the watercourse was launched, with thirty firefighters from middle and West Wales hearth and Rescue Service operating aboard armed service crews and whirlybird support.”

Det Chief Insp Jonathan Rees of Dyfed-Powys Police aforesaid he wasn’t during a position to unharness additional details at now, however everybody had been accounted for and therefore the search stood down.

He aforesaid at the present his priority was guaranteeing those concerned, and their families, had been contacted and were receiving applicable support.

‘Brave efforts’

An investigation is beneath means into the circumstances.

Mr Tudor said: “Today a terrible tragedy unfolded on the stream Cleddau within the Castle Ward of Haverfordwest.

“I would really like to increase my sympathies to the families who have lost admired ones during this tragedy and that i would really like to give thanks the emergency services for his or her brave efforts in try this issue.

“I would additionally prefer to give thanks the employees from the Bristol monger and Vaughans Radio who provided facilitate and support for the emergency services throughout this troublesome operation.”


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