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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
A father and his daughter drowned to death in the waters of Sharjah on Wednesday.
The Indian expats went for a swim near the Corniche beach.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the daughter was drowning.
To rescue her, the father jumped into the water and drowned too.
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Family members alerted the police about the incident. A rescue team rushed to the site.
But it was too late.
Rescuers pulled out the bodies after they resurfaced.
The bodies were transferred to the hospital for legal procedures.
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