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World Briefing / FRANCE

Boy, 6, and man killed on Seine

September 15, 2008|From Times Wire Reports

A 6-year-old boy and a man have died after they were trapped in a tourist boat that sank on the River Seine in a rare accident in the heart of Paris, police said.

The accident took place Saturday night at the Pont de l'Archeveche, a bridge that connects the tip of the Ile de la Cite to the Left Bank.

Ten passengers jumped into the river. The boat's captain and co-captain were being questioned.

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