Pool girl's parents attack hotel

The parents of a five-year-old girl from south London who drowned in a hotel pool in Egypt claim there were no lifeguards on hand when the tragedy happened. Chloe Johnson died in a waterpark at the Coral Sea Waterworld Hotel in Sharm el-Sheikh.

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Foreign Office confirms death in Egypt

A six-year-old girl from south London is understood to have drowned in a hotel pool in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheik while on holiday with her family.

We are providing consular assistance to the family at this difficult time.

– Foreign Fffice spokesperson

The Foreign Office confirmed it has been made aware of the death of a British national in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt on 17 May.

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Family were staying at the Coral Sea Waterworld

Tour operator First Choice say they are investigating the circumstances surrounding Chloe's death.

In a statement they said:

"First Choice can sadly confirm that a child has died while staying at the Coral Sea Waterworld hotel in Egypt. The incident occurred in a pool in the hotel's waterpark.

Our thoughts and condolences are with the family at this extremely difficult time. The British Consulate were immediately informed and they are now working with our dedicated resort team in Egypt, to offer every assistance possible to the family in resort."

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