2 students drown in Gauteng dam

2016-11-05 19:55


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Johannesburg – Two Gauteng students drowned during a team-building exercise at a conference venue in Pretoria on Saturday afternoon, paramedics said. 

Their boat capsized during an outing on a dam at the venue, Netcare 911 spokesperson Athlenda Mathe said.

The two were part of a group of students attending a year-end function.

The first student's body was recovered soon after the boat capsized. Paramedics performed CPR, but the student was declared dead on scene.

A police search and rescue team helped recover the second body. Police were investigating.  

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