British boy of 3 drowns in private swimming pool

17th August 2006, Comments 0 comments

17 August 2006, ALICANTE — A three-year-old British boy was drowned in a swimming pool, authorities said on Thursday.

17 August 2006

ALICANTE — A three-year-old British boy was drowned in a swimming pool, authorities said on Thursday.

The tragedy happened at a private pool in a housing urbanization between Benissa y Moraira, near Alicante.

Emergency services were called at 7.25pm on Wednesday to the San Jaime urbanization by the child's desperate parents.

Neighbours brought the child to the health centre in Moraira, but he could not be revived.

Authorities said it was not clear if the child had fallen into the pool or had drowned while attempting to swim.

The boy's distraught parents have not been identified.

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Subject: Spanish news

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