Toddler killed by collapsing ice sculpture at Christmas market in Luxembourg


A 2-year-old boy died Sunday after an ice sculpture collapsed and broke into pieces at a Christmas market in Luxembourg, according to police and local reports  The “serious accident” unfolded around 8 p.m. near a skating rink at the Place Guillaume II market in Luxembourg City, police said in a statement It was not immediately clear how the sculpture broke apart, but authorities urged witnesses to contact police as their investigation continues Advertisement  Early reports suggest the boy was hit by at least one of the broken shards  The victim, whose name was not released, died in an ambulance shortly after the incident, local newspaper Le Quotidien reported Appel à témoinsDans le cadre du grave accident qui a eu lieu le 24.11. vers 20 hrs sur la place Guillaume II à Lux -Ville, nous lançons un appel aux témoins : https://t.co/6NWeZLgb0eDes renseignements sur l’accident sont à adresser au commissariat Luxembourg ☎️ 244 40 4500 pic twitter.com/UCEVG78zeG— Police Luxembourg (@PoliceLux) November 25, 2019 The public prosecutor’s office said it’s investigating the case as an “involuntary homicide,” according to news outlet RTL [More News] Zimbabwe ‘on brink of man-made starvation,’ U.N. expert warns, forcing women and children to turn to desperate means »  In a tweet Monday, Prime Minister Xavier Bettel said he was “shocked and distressed” by the incident  City officials announced that all events planned at the Christmas market on Monday were canceled

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