Zeba Sayyed, a 17-year old girl from Tumkur in Karnataka drowned in the swimming pool of a hotel in colva yesterday. While her sisters Javeria Sayyed (22) and Umraz Suda (11) were rescued from drowing and were taken to the Goa Medical College and hospital (GMC) for treatment.
The girls had entered the pool for a swim early in the morning yesterday but soon struggled to stay afloat. “Zeba Sayyed drowned, while her younger sisters — Javeria Sayyed and Umraz Suda – were rescued by the people who were around the pool,” a police officer said in a PTI report.
The girls are part of 10 member family holidaying in Goa. According to a family member they were supposed to leave for home later that day. The incident is said to have occured at 7:45am yesterday.