Woman dies after falling off cliff

2015-01-18 10:02
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Johannesburg -

A woman died after falling off a cliff side in Johannesburg on Saturday, paramedics said.

"It is believed that the 21-year-old woman was looking at the view from one of the hills in Northcliff," said ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing.

It is alleged some rocks gave in and the woman fell about 20m down."

She said paramedics found several bystanders in the area when they arrived on the scene.

"CPR [Cardiopulmonary resuscitation] was being performed [by one of the bystanders]. Paramedics took over and continued CPR," said Bodasing.

"Unfortunately after about an hour and a half of administering CPR the woman was declared dead."

She said the woman had died from the multiple injuries she had sustained.

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