Krugersdorp -

A 13-year-old girl drowned in a pool at a house in Krugersdorp, west of Johannesburg, paramedics said on Monday.

When paramedics arrived on the scene, around 10pm on Sunday, the girl had been pulled from the pool and attempts were being made to resuscitate her, Netcare 911 spokeswoman Santi Steinmann said.

“Paramedics continued with resuscitation for over thirty minutes, but sadly the young girl was declared dead on scene.” - Sapa