Toddler drowns in Cape Town swimming pool

2015-07-05 13:35

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Cape Town - A 1-year-old boy drowned in a swimming pool in Milnerton, Cape Town, paramedics said.

The boy was found in the pool on Saturday, ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing said.

Paramedics were called at around 18:00.

"We arrived on scene and found that it was a 1.5-year-old. He was unresponsive and paramedics started doing CPR.

"We transported him to Milnerton Medi-Clinic but unfortunately he was declared [dead]," Bodasing said.

The circumstances around the drowning were not clear.

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