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Teachers fail to notice drowning boy

A British teenager was pulled unconscious from a swimming pool by a local doctor who saw him floating on the surface of the Badeinsel pool in Tamsweg in the Lungau region of Austria.

The 13-year-old boy named as William Flay, from Hull, was pulled from the pool by the doctor together with a lifeguard.

Although the boy was with five adult overseers, none had noticed that he was in difficulty.

Once on the side, the doctor had carried out emergency resuscitation, and the teen had  vomited and then began to breath on his own.

The boy was part of a 43 person school group who were on a school skiing trip when the incident occurred.

The teen was taken to hospital in Tamsweg. He is not thought to be in a life-threatening condition.

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