4-year-old drowns in KZN

2011-02-27 18:31

Johannesburg - A 4-year-old girl drowned at Blythedale Beach on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast on Sunday afternoon, said Netcare 911.

Spokesperson Chris Botha said it was not known how the child ended up in the water.

Lifeguards started CPR and paramedics battled in vain for more than an hour to save her life, he said.

She was declared dead on the scene.