Three siblings drown in Lagos estate pool

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Three young children of the same parents have drowned in Lagos.

The incident recently occurred at a swimming pool in the estate they reside in the Ajah area.

The husband and wife had left for an event, leaving the kids at home.

Residents and security personnel discovered the lifeless bodies of the deceased.

The Chief Security Officer and others rushed them to a hospital, where they were confirmed dead.

Their passing was reported to the bereaved parents and later filed at the Ajah Police Station.

Upon their arrival, it was gathered that the couple fainted but were revived after some minutes.

The ages of the children – all girls – were 14, 7 and 3.

Benjamin Hundeyin, Police Police Public Relations Officer tweeted about the incident on Sunday.

The spokesman advised people against swimming without a lifeguard present.

“Do not use a swimming pool without an on-duty lifeguard. Do not swim at beaches without capable hands around.

“People are losing loved ones to avoidable drowning. Three siblings recently drowned together. Eldest was a teenager. Be careful out there”, he wrote.

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