Mpuma fisherman slips, drowns in KZN

2015-02-07 20:12

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Johannesburg - Paramedics said a man in his 60s drowned while fishing in Umdloti, KwaZulu-Natal, on Saturday afternoon.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said: "A report said that the man had been fishing from the rocks when he slipped and fell into the surf. Life guards swam around and managed to get to the man."

Paramedics arrived to find the life guards trying to resuscitate the man, who was from Mpumalanga.

"Paramedics started with advanced life support resuscitation and continued for some time, but to no avail.

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