Fisherman drowns in Durban
Johannesburg - A fisherman died after he fell into the sea on the Durban beachfront, paramedics said on Tuesday.
"It is believed that the man was fishing from the pier in front of the Blue Waters hotel when he fell into the sea.
"Exact details to the cause of the incident must still be determined by the police," said Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha.
Paramedics and police arrived at the scene at about 04:00 to find the man's body floating in the waves.
"Captain Troy Allison swam out and retrieved the fishermen, tragically he was declared dead by the Netcare paramedics on scene."