A young Girl has died sea while swimming in Berbera a favourite spot for holidaymakers in Somaliland.
According to a report by Horncable TV the late Iglan Ismail Hassan died at the local hospital where she had been taken for treatment after rescue.
The rescue efforts undertaken jointly by Locals and navy divers ensued with the safe retrieval of three other people who had drowned with the deceased.
“While all four were rescued alive the young girl later died in hospital with the three others surviving and receiving medical attention” an witness told the HCTV.
During festivals such as Eid, young tourists from all regions of Somaliland flock to the Battalale beach in Berbera, and with most being unskilled swimmers similar problems occur regularly.
Though the Local administration and security forces issue warnings to the many and mostly youthful toursits who flock the beach during various holidays drwoning has become a fixture thence urgent measures like employing life guards.