The Draa Valley estuary witnessed the drowning of 3 children this afternoon, as two boys were rescued, while the third boy, aged 14, died. Local sources said the boy’s body was transferred to the Tan-Tan regional hospital morgue. .
The Draa Valley estuary, 34 km west of Tan-Tan, is one of the most important beaches in the region, known for a large number of visitors in summer, but it is not one of the protected beaches.
It is noteworthy that the mouth of the Draa Valley has known African Lion maneuvers for years, through joint exercises between the Royal Armed Forces and the US Army.