Teen drowns in Durban public pool

2015-11-24 17:40
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Durban – A teenager has died after drowning in a public pool in the KwaMashu township, north of Durban, on Tuesday.

Emergency Medical Services spokesperson Robert Mckenzie said the drowning occurred in the G-Section. Paramedics and lifesavers tried in vain to resuscitate the 15-year-old.

"KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health Emergency Medical Services paramedics responded to the scene. Lifesavers at the pool performed CPR on the child, but sadly he did not respond and he was declared dead at the scene.

"The exact circumstances resulting in the boy losing his life are being investigated by the police. As KZN EMS, we would like to send our condolences to the victim’s family and loved ones."

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