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A 23-year-old Peruvian man died following a swimming accident Monday afternoon in Lake Biwa in Shiga Prefecture, police said.

Brioso Solis Walter Wenceslao, of Kosei, Shiga Prefecture, was taken to a hospital after being found on the bed of the lake about 70 meters offshore, but he was pronounced dead shortly afterward, police said.

He had gone to the lake to swim with friends, they said.

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