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Ten-year-old girl dies in swimming pool in Paphos

A ten-year-old-girl drowned on Thursday in a swimming pool at a private residence in the Coral Bay area of Paphos.

According to the police, at around 4pm they received a call about a girl floating unconscious in a swimming pool at a villa.

Fire Department officers pulled the young girl out of the swimming pool. She had already expired.

State broadcaster CyBC identified the girl as a Russian national.

A spokesman for Paphos CID said she was in Cyprus on holiday with her mother.

The scene was cordoned off. A medical examiner was scheduled to carry out an autopsy.


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