Girl drowns at Durban beach

2014-01-05 16:14
Durban has a chance of being a finalist in the New7Wonders Cities competition. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

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Johannesburg - A five-year-old girl drowned in a pool at Durban's South beach on Sunday afternoon, paramedics said.

Lifeguards found her floating in the pool around 14:30 and tried to resuscitate her, Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said in a statement.

When paramedics arrived they took over, but failed to revive her. She was declared dead on the scene.

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