Man drowns at Anerley beach

2013-12-28 00:00

A MAN drowned at Anerley beach on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast yesterday.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said that the man got into difficulty while swimming at the main beach. “He was pulled from the water and lifeguards immediately started CPR. Paramedics arrived at the scene and started advanced life support resuscitation. Tragically after a prolonged resuscitation he was declared dead on the scene,” he said.

National Sea Rescue Institute spokesperson Craig Lambinon said that there had been no other cases of drowning reported to them across the country yesterday.

Over 36 cases of drowning were reported over this festive season.

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