A number of people are in a critical condition after falling “through the ice” on a lake in Solihull, England.
The West Midlands Fire Service has announced that a search and rescue operation is ongoing, foreign media write.
West Midlands Police said: “We are currently at the scene of a serious incident in Babbs Mill Park, Fordbridge Road, Kinghurst, Solihull.”
“A number of people have been pulled out of a lake and are being transported to hospital. They are believed to be in critical condition.”
Meanwhile, a witness confessed saying: “I saw the firefighters on the lake breaking the ice.”
He said he saw a number of people in distress, including three receiving medical attention.
Babbs Mill Park is a local nature reserve, with a lake and woods.