"We have confirmed a 95-year-old fatal victim by alleged drowning in a water cistern," a police source said.

According to the GNR, by 10:20pm, the woman's body had not yet been lifted.

"At this moment, we are still doing diligence at the scene to ascertain the circumstances in which it happened [the drowning]," the source pointed out.

To Lusa, the GNR said it received the alert for the occurrence at 8:20pm.