A young woman drowned and a man is missing after they were caught inside Prague’s drain system by torrential rains while participating in a global GPS-based treasure hunt, police said Sunday.
They were among a group of four people “geocaching” — using their smartphone’s GPS to search for little treasures hidden all over the world — when the rapidly rising water from the storm trapped them in the Czech capital’s underground drainage system on Saturday night.
“A woman was found dead in the Vltava (river) and a man is still missing,” police spokesman Jan Rybansky told AFP. The sewer system drains into the Vltava.
The identity of the 27-year-old victim has not yet been confirmed by the coroner.