2 drown during family outing
Durban - Two men drowned during a family get-together at North Beach in Durban over the weekend, according to a report on Monday.
It was understood that one of the men got into difficulty while swimming on Sunday morning and his friend swam out to help him, East Coast Radio reported.
The body of one of the men was found a short while later by a surfer.
Police and rescue personnel continued the search and found the second body, Troy Allison of search and rescue reportedly told the station.
"This was a tragic event that ideally could have been avoided," he said.