A 4-year-old boy died on Sunday in a water fall near an indoor playground in Aalsmeer. The Amsterdam-Amstelland Fire Department confirms this.

The 4-year-old boy was missing for some time after which he was found outside in the water, near the indoor playground.

A spokesperson for the Amsterdam-Amstelland fire brigade reported that the emergency services were immediately alerted to this. The boy was resuscitated on the spot and taken to a hospital, after which he eventually died.

The police investigate the precise circumstances of the accident.