Twin toddlers drown in pool near Fort Lauderdale

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. - Officials say twin toddlers drowned in a pool at a Deerfield Beach apartment complex.

Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue spokesman Mike Jachles told the Miami Herald that witnesses pulled the girls from the pool Tuesday evening.

Rescue crews began "aggressively trying to resuscitate" the toddlers. They died a short time later at Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale.

No further details were immediately available.

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