A young girl has drowned at an amusement park in India.
While at Aquamagic, a waterpark at Imagica Adlabs in Khopoli, India, four-year-old Zenab Baksamusa drowned in the wave pool.
Reports indicate she was at the facility with her mother and a large group of women.
According to one reader of The Times of India article in which the news appeared, this is the second drowning death at the facility in six months.
Officials from the waterpark releasing the following statement:
"We conform and commit to the highest global standards of safety. The park conducts special briefings for large groups and special warnings for parents are displayed."
In recent years, the country has been making headlines for the increasing number of drownings at public aquatic facilities. However, interest in aquatics is increasing in the country, and in early May, it was reported that the city of Pune will be making the safety status of its swimming pools available online. In response to numerous complaints, the city formed 15 ward committees to conduct checks at pools to see if they are operating according to the safety and health standards. Read More