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Drayton Manor theme park fined £1m (€1.17m) after schoolgirl’s water ride death

Drayton Manor theme park’s operators have been fined £1 million after safety failings which led to the death of an 11-year-old girl on its water rapids ride. Evha Jannath was “propelled” from a vessel on the Splash Canyon ride at Drayton Manor in Staffordshire during an end-of-year school trip with friends from Jameah Girls Academy in Leicester on May 9 2017.

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