British girl drowns at Egyptian resort

Cairo — A senior Egyptian prosecutor says a 5-year-old British girl has drowned in pool at a Red Sea resort.

The official, who obtained an initial police report on the accident, says a lifeguard on duty at the resort in Sharm el-Sheikh on Saturday was unable to resuscitate the girl. He says prosecutors are reviewing the safety measures at the hotel.

The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not allowed to brief the media.

Sharm el-Sheikh is a popular tourist destination for its diving, beaches and nightlife.

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