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British girl drowns in Cyprus hotel swimming pool

A five-year-old British girl has drowned in a swimming pool in Cyprus. Police said the child died yesterday afternoon at the Evalena Hotel in Protaras on the southeastern coast of the island.

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Five-year-old British girl drowns in Cyprus hotel pool

A five-year-old British girl has drowned in a swimming pool in Cyprus.

Police said the child died yesterday afternoon at the Evalena Hotel in Protaras on the south-east coast of the island.

A map showing the resort town of Protaras in Cyprus where the girl died Credit: Google Maps

A post-mortem examination carried out at Larnaca General Hospital today confirmed the cause of death was drowning.

A spokesman for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office said it was providing consular assistance.

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