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Durban man, 64, drowns in his swimming pool

2017-10-16 17:00

A 64-year-old man has drowned in a swimming pool at his home in Reservoir Hills, Durban, police and paramedics say.

28-year-old drowns in Vaal Dam

2017-09-19 22:26

The body of a 28-year-old fisherman has been found at Kylie Bay, Vaal Dam, authorities say.

Woman, 71, drowns at Port Shepstone beach

2017-09-06 17:20

A 71-year-old woman has drowned at Umtentweni Beach, Port Shepstone, on the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal.

Boy, 6, drowns in Potch dam

2017-09-02 15:13

A six-year-old boy has died after being found floating in the water at the Potchefstroom Dam, paramedics have confirmed.

Two fishermen die after boat capsizes in Port Alfred

2017-08-19 20:10

Two men have drowned when their commercial fishing boat capsized at the Kowie River mouth in Port Alfred, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) said.

Six-year-old drowns after trying to recover toy

2017-07-17 23:28

A six-year-old has drowned in Macassar, Cape Town, after he allegedly tried to recover a toy which fell into a water hole.

British tourist drowns after being swept out to sea near Plett

2017-07-07 17:05

A British man who was swept out to sea at Solar Beach in Robberg has died despite efforts to save his life, the NSRI says.

Search for missing 7-year-old girl at sea continues

2017-07-01 21:40

Search operations are still underway for a 7-year-old girl who went missing after she was swept off some rocks by waves on the coastline at Betty's Bay.

Man’s body found floating at Kloof Country Club

2017-06-08 20:17

A man’s body has been found floating at the Kloof Country Club, west of Durban, police say.

Two drown at Salt Rock in family human chain tragedy

2017-05-27 22:51

A family's swim in front of the Salt Rock Hotel, on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast, has turned to tragedy after a failed rescue attempt, IPSS medical rescue has said.

 

Child, 1, drowns in pool

2017-09-29 21:29

A one-year-old child has drowned in a pool in Esther Park, Kempton Park after the nanny apparently left the kitchen door open by mistake.

68 people aboard sinking Robben Island ferry 'safely ashore'

2017-09-15 17:30

Sixty eight passengers aboard a damaged Robben Island ferry have all been safely evacuated from the sinking vessel, authorities say.

Teen declared dead after being swept off Camps Bay rocks

2017-09-03 13:25

A university student who was swept off the rocks at Maiden Cove in Camps Bay has died after resuscitation attempts failed, the NSRI says.

Six-year-old drowns during school outing

2017-08-30 15:12

A school outing has taken a tragic turn after a 6-year-old fell off a raft and drowned in Shakaskraal, north of Durban.

Elderly man rescues 2 students from sea, 1 still missing

2017-07-21 13:39

An elderly Port Elizabeth man has rescued two students from Lusikisiki, in Transkei, after they got into trouble while swimming at Hobie Beach.

Man drowns at Brighton Beach

2017-07-09 13:45

An inquest docket has been opened after a man drowned at Brighton Beach in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.

Search continues for Cape Town girl washed off rocks at Betty's Bay

2017-07-03 11:10

The body of a little girl presumed to have drowned in Betty’s Bay has not yet been found.

'You’re trapped with water rising' - mom describes flash flood in tunnel with child

2017-06-12 21:26

A mom realised that if she let go of her son’s hand, he would drown in Cape Town’s underground tunnels.

Child drowns in Bloubosrand pool

2017-05-28 22:11

The weekend has ended in tragedy for a family in Bloubosrand , Randburg when a 7-year-old boy drowned in a pool.

Family saves boy, 2, floating in pool with CPR

2017-05-27 17:20

Paramedics have praised a Pietermaritzburg family for initiating early CPR with their 2-year-old boy who was found floating face-down in the pool.

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