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Girl drowns in hotel's swimming pool

Press Trust of India 

A 17-year-old girl from Tumkur in drowned in the swimming pool of a hotel near Colva beach in South district today.

The incident happened this morning when the girl and her two sisters entered the pool for a swim.

"Zeba Sayyed (17) drowned, while her younger sisters -- Javeria Sayyed and Umraz Suda -- were rescued by the people who were around the pool," a police officer said.

Javeria and Umraz were admitted to Medical College and Hospital near here and their condition was said to be critical.

The family from Tumkur in had arrived here yesterday.

"We were supposed to go back today," said a member of the family who was travelling with them, speaking to reporters.

There was no lifeguard at the swimming pool, he alleged.

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First Published: Fri, April 21 2017. 17:48 IST