2 swimmers presumed drowned

2011-01-06 14:08

A 14-year-old boy and a 27-year-old man are presumed to have drowned after they jumped off rocks at a waterfall at Uvongo beach on the South Coast.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said the two were apparently jumping off the waterfall at around 2pm today when they went missing.

“At the moment police divers, the National Sea Rescue Institute and Netcare paramedics are on the scene and they are searching for the bodies.”

He said they were presumed to have drowned.

Botha explained that due to the floods over the last month the waterfall would be much larger than usual.

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