Child drowns in Cape tidal pool
Cape Town - A 7-year-old boy drowned at Harmony Park near Cape Town on Sunday, a city official said.
The child found himself in difficulty in the tidal pool at Harmony Park resort in the Strand, disaster risk management spokesperson Wilfred Solomons-Johannes said.
"The boy was swimming with his friends unsupervised."
Solomons-Johannes said lifeguards and paramedics performed CPR on the patient for an hour.
"The efforts to revive the minor were unsuccessful... The family is in a state of shock and arrangements have been made to provide emergency psychosocial trauma counselling."