Toddler rescued from kiddie pool

2013-11-05 00:00

A TWO-YEAR-OLD boy was rescued from the children’s swimming pool on the Durban beach front yesterday afternoon. Head of eThekwini parks and recreation Thembinkosi Ngcobo said no foul play was suspected in the incident.

“A mother was walking with her two children on the pool area when the incident happened. The children were playing when one pushed the other one into the pool. Bystanders were quick to remove the child from the pool and paramedics attended to him,” said Ngcobo.

He urged adults who have children with them to be extra careful in the swimming pool area and always to keep an eye on children.

Netcare Limited spokesperson Chris Botha said paramedics found the child out of the water and in the care of his family. The child and his mother were taken to a local hospital for further observation.

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