ARTICLES RELATING TO DROWNINGS

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.

Boy's body retrieved from North West dam

2017-03-22 08:19

The body of a 12-year-old boy who went missing after a recreational day on a dam in Geysdorp at the weekend has been found, police say.

Cape Town divers resume search for 3 missing beachgoers

2017-03-20 12:29

Police divers are continuing their search for three men who went missing at two Cape Town beaches over the weekend.

14-month-old girl drowns in Durban pool

2017-03-08 22:59

A 14-month-old girl drowned when she fell into a swimming pool in Gillitts, Durban.

Man missing at sea after saving relative

2017-03-05 21:58

A search is underway for a man who went missing at sea, after saving a family member at a Pacaltsdorp beach in George.

Police divers continue search for Cape Town man swept out to sea

2017-02-15 11:42

Police divers are continuing their search for a missing man who was swept out to sea at Monwabisi Beach, Western Cape police have confirmed.

Hope of finding Mpumalanga boy swept away by river fades

2017-02-01 20:12

Hope of finding the 14-year-old-boy who disappeared in the Crocodile River in Matsulu on Friday is fading away.

 

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.

Four-year-old saved from near drowning in Durban

2017-03-21 22:19

A four-year-old girl has been saved from a near drowning at a hotel pool on the Durban beachfront on Tuesday afternoon.

Baby drowns in bucket of water

2017-03-18 09:54

A baby drowned in a bucket of water in an informal settlement in Wilderness, George, on Thursday, emergency services said.

2-year-old boy's body found floating after canoe capsizes

2017-03-08 12:54

A 2-year-old boy reportedly died while seventeen other people survived when a canoe they were in capsized in a river in Malawi's Mchinji district.

29-year-old drowns off Durban beach

2017-02-15 21:45

A 29-year-old man drowned at Durban’s Battery beach.

7-year-old drowns in West Rand farm dam

2017-02-09 11:19

A 7-year-old boy has drowned in a dam at a farm in Randfontein, say paramedics.

Zimbabwean student swept out to sea

2017-01-29 23:01

A 22-year-old Zimbabwean man studying in Port Elizabeth has been swept out to sea in rip currents, NSRI spokesperson Chris Lambinon said.

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