ATHENS (Reuters) – Two French sisters drowned in a lodge pool on the Greek island of Rhodes on Wednesday night, police officers mentioned on Thursday.
The 17- and 20-year-old had been discovered unconscious in one of many swimming pools at a vacation advanced on the island. They had been taken to hospital by ambulance the place their dying was confirmed, one of many officers mentioned.
The explanations for his or her dying and the circumstances of the incident had been nonetheless below investigation, the officers mentioned. A lodge supervisor and a lifeguard had been being questioned.
The sisters had been vacationing on the island with their mother and father and two youthful siblings since July 28. Greek media reported that the mother and father informed police the women couldn’t swim.
A lifeguard was not current on the time of the incident, the police official mentioned.
Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis had contacted the French Embassy to supply the federal government’s condolences, a ministry official mentioned.
Reporting by Renee Maltezou; Modifying by Hugh Lawson