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25 year old dies in manchester attack

A man has died two days after he was pulled out of a canal in Manchester city centre.

At around 10.30pm on Sunday 19 January 2014, police were called to Dale Street to reports a man was in the canal.

Two men aged 28 and 34 were walking the canal path that runs under Dale Street when they were approached by two men and a teenager.

The 34-year old man was attacked and pushed in the water but managed to climb out.

A 25-year-old man also fell into the water and was taken to hospital for treatment, but sadly died last night at Manchester Royal Infirmary.

Anyone with information should call police on 0161 856 3221 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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