ARTICLES RELATING TO DROWNINGS

Boy, 3, drowns in KZN

2015-02-27 14:48

A 3-year-old boy has drowned in Ramsgate, KwaZulu-Natal.

Fisherman drowns after boat capsized

2015-02-24 21:25

The body of a fisherman has been retrieved off Elands Bay in the Western Cape after a boat capsized.

Two drown near Hermanus

2015-02-08 07:37

The NSRI says two men have drowned at Hawston Beach, near Hermanus after they were swept out to sea while swimming.

Limpopo boy drowns in pit toilet

2015-02-05 18:03

A 4-year-old boy has drowned in a pit toilet in Limpopo, police have reported.

4-year-old drowns in pool in KZN

2015-01-18 14:11

A 4-year-old boy has drowned in a pool in Northdene, in KwaZulu-Natal's Queensburgh, paramedics say.

Man drowns in Vaal Dam

2015-01-10 10:15

A man in his 30s has drowned in the Vaal Dam, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Girl drowns in Turffontein

2015-01-08 20:47

A 9-year-old girl has drowned in a swimming pool in Turffontein, Johannesburg.

Inquest into Dutch instructor’s death at sea

2015-01-07 11:22

An inquest will be held into the death of a Dutch kite boarding instructor whose body was found at sea in the Western Cape, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Pier-jumpers were offered R100 dare - report

2015-01-03 16:23

A man who drowned and his friend were dared to jump off the Shark Rock Pier, Port Elizabeth, for a R100 incentive, a report says.

Man presumed drowned after trying to save friend

2015-01-02 13:05

A man who tried to rescue a friend who nearly drowned after diving off Shark Rock Pier, Port Elizabeth, is presumed drowned, the NSRI says.

 

Boy drowns after falling into North West river

2015-02-25 18:47

An 11-year-old boy has drowned in a river near the N12 in Klerksdorp, North West.

Man drowns during baptism ceremony

2015-02-16 07:34

A 30-year-old man has drowned during a baptism ceremony in northern Johannesburg, according to emergency services.

Body of boy, 7, found in Cape Town dam

2015-02-06 12:29

The body of a 7-year-old boy, who was reported missing, has been found in a dam in a Cape Town suburb, Western Cape emergency services said.

Man suffers heart attack in Two Oceans Aquarium tank

2015-01-19 21:19

The National Sea Rescue Institute has responded to the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town after a man suffered a heart attack while diving in one of the water tanks.

Dutch tourist drowns at Cape St Francis

2015-01-16 11:11

A Dutch tourist has drowned after being swept out to sea at Cape St Francis in the Eastern Cape.

Man drowns on Port Elizabeth beach

2015-01-08 22:29

A man has drowned at a beach in Port Elizabeth.

German tourist drowns in Cape

2015-01-07 18:05

An elderly German tourist has drowned in the sea at Sedgefield in the Western Cape.

10-year-old drowns in Port Elizabeth

2015-01-04 22:26

A 10-year-old boy has drowned after he and four friends went swimming in a salt lake at the Govan Mbeki township in Port Elizabeth.

Body retrieved from West Rand stream

2015-01-02 22:30

A body of a man has been retrieved from a stream at Roodekrans in Roodepoort, west of Johannesburg.

Boy, 7, drowns at Nature's Valley beach

2015-01-02 08:21

The body of a 7-year-old boy who drowned at Nature's Valley Beach near Plettenberg Bay has been found, after another 7-year-old boy drowned in the Boknes Lagoon near Port Alfred earlier on the same day, the NSRI says.

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