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.

Nice
Nice

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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