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Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 18 December 2018

Boy drowns in Sharjah school pool

Police investigate how the boy managed to sneak pass staff to swim unattended

A boy, 4, drowned while swimming in a pool at a private school in Sharjah.

The Emirati pupil was found dead after allegedly sneaking in for an unattended swim.

Police were called to the school and the boy was taken to Al Qasimi Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

All pupils were sent home early but police held back the staff for questioning.

Investigations into the incident are under way.