First Choice to carry out pool tragedy investigation

Travel company First Choice. Credit: Fiona Hanson/PA

Travel company First Choice has said it was working together with the hotel to find out what had happened to a five-year-old British girl who drowned in a hotel pool in Egypt.

A spokeswoman said: "First Choice is currently carrying out a full investigation with the hotelier and resort team to understand how the incident occurred.

"At this time we are unable to speculate or comment further. Our priority is to provide support to the family at this extremely difficult time."

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