A Saudi woman in her 70s died after drowning in a water tank at her home in the Gulf Kingdom, a newspaper reported on Thursday.
The woman had climbed the tank to fill water before losing balance and falling into the container, the Arabic language daily Ajel said.
“She tried to get out but could not…police ruled out criminal act,” the paper said in a report from the Southern town of Khamis Mushait.
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