Man found dead near Sava river in Ljubljana

Ljubljana, 5 August - A dead man was found on Saturday morning on the Sava embankment in Ljubljana, several hundred metres away from his home, the Ljubljana Police Department said. First information indicates that his death was a result of the floods, but the investigating is ongoing.

The Mali Graben swells due to heavy rain.
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The Ljubljanica's tributary Mali Graben flooding in Ljubljana's borough Murgle.
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Police tape.
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If his death proves to be related to the floods, it will be the fourth death reported since Friday, after an elderly women died in floods in Kamnik and two Dutch citizens were found dead in the area of Kranj, having most likely died of lightening.

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