6-year old girl seriously injured in Ghajnsielem swimming pool
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A six-year-old Irish girl was admitted to hospital yesterday with serious injuries, following an incident at a private residence in Triq Malta, Ghajnsielem.
Gozo Police said that the incident happened at about 5.30pm, when the girl got into difficulties while swimming in a pool.
She was given first aid by family members until an ambulance arrived on site to take her to the Gozo General Hospital.
Health Authorities had informed the Gozo Police about the incident at about 8.30pm last night.
Police said that later, the six-year-old was certified as suffering from serious injuries.
A Magisterial Inquiry has been appointed into the case whilst Police investigations are still underway.