Air search for missing boy

2012-01-02 23:04

Durban - An aerial search for a 10-year-old boy who is presumed to have drowned off Pennington on KwaZulu-Natal's South Coast will start on Tuesday morning.

This, after divers gave up their search in diminishing light on Monday evening, Netcare 911 spokesperson Jeffrey Wicks said.

"Common cause information indicates that the boy was swimming in the surf and got into distress," he said.

"Witnesses report the boy disappearing beneath the water."

"The cause of the accident and the series of events leading up to it remain unclear and will form the subject of a police investigation."

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