13-year-old girl sucked to her death by swimming pool circulation pump


Sarah Eberhardt, 13, from Germany, was on holiday with her father at the resort town of Slatni Pjassazi on the Black Sea in Bulgaria, when she was sucked to her death by a swimming pool’s circulation pump after hotel workers forgot to place a safety grille over it.

‘The pump was so strong that as she swam it had the effect of a whirlpool and pulled her under and sucked her in,’ said a police spokesman. ‘It was a terrible way to die.

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