Two Sri Lankan girls have drowned in a fresh water spring in Salalah, Oman while they were attempting to take a selfie.
Oman media reported that the accident took place last evening during a family picnic.
One girl has slipped while posing for the selfie and the other girl, who tried to save her, has also fallen into the spring.
Oman media reported that the girls were pronounced dead upon admission to the hospital.
The parents of the victims are currently employed in Oman.