Durban boy drowns on his 7th birthday
Durban - A boy drowned on his seventh birthday on Thursday while his parents were out shopping for his birthday presents, paramedics said.
According to Netcare spokesperson Chris Botha, the boy had gone swimming with friends in a river at Adam's Mission near Amanzimtoti, south of Durban, when the tragedy occurred.
Botha said the boy's body was retrieved by police divers. Paramedics declared him dead as his parents arrived on the scene with his presents.