Boy, 9, drowns in UAQ hotel pool

A nine-year-old boy drowned in a hotel swimming pool in Umm Al Quwain at about 8pm on Friday.

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A nine-year-old boy drowned in a hotel swimming pool in Umm Al Quwain at about 8pm on Friday.

Rescuers from the hotel could not resuscitate the boy after pulling him from the water.

Police urged parents to supervise children while swimming, especially under-10s.

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