Euro 2016: Northern Ireland fan dies in Nice

A 24-year-old Northern Ireland fan has died overnight in Nice, a few hours after the team played Poland in Euro 2016.

Reports said the supporter fell from a railing at Castel Plage, on the Promenade des Anglais.

His death, which occurred at around 2am, was said to be accidental in a report in newspaper Nice Matin.

Northern Ireland paid tribute to the supporter.
The images below are from Google Maps and show Castel beach.


According to reports, the fan scaled a sea-front railing and fell on his head onto a stone beach.

“Investigators suspect an accidental death,” a police spokesman said, adding that the 24-year-old man, whose name was withheld, was drunk at the time of falling.

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