TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Two little sisters died after they drowned while having an excursion in hot spring bath in Cipanas Indah, GarutRegency, West Java on Saturday (23/12).
Garut Police Spokesperson AKP Ridwan Tampubolon said that both victims Asma (12) and Habsah (11) were students of Cinisti Public Islamic School in Cisurupan District, Garut.
"Both tagged along with their mother who was going to join a reunion event in the hot spring bath," he said.
He explained that the sisters joined their parents who were joining a reunion event in Cipanas Indah Hotel.
They asked for a permission to their parents to swim in the pool. Both were then went for a swim in the hot spring pool not far from the event, he continued.
Ridwan went on that a few moments later, both children were reported drowning in the 120-cm-deep pool.
Both victims received first aid from the employee of the hotel, and they were brought to Community Health Center (Puskesmas) to receive medical treatment, but they finally lost their lives.
The police is currently investigating the death of the two sisters.