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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.

Woman drowns after falling from bridge into Vaal River

2017-05-07 19:10

A woman has died after she fell from the R57 bridge into the Vaal river and drowned, paramedics have said.

Gauteng man drowns at Durban beach

2017-05-02 22:03

A 76-year-old man has drowned at a tidal pool in Umdloti Beach in KwaZulu-Natal, paramedics say.

18-month-old drowns in Vanderbijlpark swimming pool

2017-04-11 22:04

An 18-month-old child has drowned in a swimming pool in a residential complex in Vanderbijlpark, say paramedics.

Couple survive hour in cold water after rubber duck capsized

2017-04-02 22:14

A couple was extremely relieved to be united after their rubber duck capsized and they were separated in the surf.

 

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.

British triathlete drowns in Durban

2017-05-05 17:34

A British triathlete has drowned while swimming at a Durban beach.

Man, 43, missing after falling off vessel near Cape Point

2017-04-19 19:01

Sea rescue teams are searching for a fisherman who fell from a fishing vessel near Cape Point.

Man drowns in Umhlanga pool

2017-04-08 08:18

A 25-year-man has been declared dead after being found at the bottom of a swimming pool in a complex in Umhlanga Ridge, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics say.

Bodies of 2 missing Cape Town students wash up at Macassar Beach

2017-03-23 12:18

The bodies of two Cape Town students who went missing at Strand Beach have been found, Western Cape police have confirmed.

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