ARTICLES RELATING TO DROWNINGS

Teen boy drowns at Baggies Beach in Durban

2019-06-11 08:12

A 16-year-old boy has drowned at Baggies Beach in Durban.

Tourist believed to have drowned near Umhlanga Rocks – paramedics

2019-05-19 14:23

Authorities are attempting to locate and recover the body of a foreign tourist believed to have drowned at a no swimming beach north of Bronze Beach, Umhlanga Rocks, Netcare 911 has confirmed.

Corpse of man found in Wemmer Pan

2019-04-25 08:33

The body of a man, believed to be in his 30s, has been found in Wemmer Pan, south of Johannesburg.

Baby girl drowns as mother slips while crossing river

2019-04-09 14:45

A 1-year-old girl has died after her mother slipped while crossing a river in Umkomaas, south of Durban, paramedic services said.

Tragedy strikes SA expats in Australia after both their sons drown

2019-04-05 11:33

Two young brothers, who were found in their parents’ pool on 25 March, have died in hospital.

Body recovered following KZN flash floods

2019-03-11 15:39

The body of a 28-year-old man has been recovered from inside a submerged vehicle following a diving operation.

Man missing after falling from rocks into sea near Gordon's Bay

2019-02-25 08:30

A man is still missing after falling off rocks into the surf near to Dappat Se Gat, between Gordon's Bay and Kleinmond.

Woman's body found floating in KZN river

2019-02-13 12:33

The lifeless body of a woman has been found floating in a river near the Ximba area just outside Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal.

Fisherman feared to have drowned in the Southern Cape

2019-01-25 17:31

The National Sea Rescue Institute is searching for a fisherman who fell off an open fishing boat two nautical miles south of Arniston in the Southern Cape.

 

'Little hero', 11, saves drowning baby in Randburg

2019-05-24 08:06

An 11-year-old boy has saved the life of an 18-month-old baby after the younger boy fell into a pool in Puttick Avenue in Sundowner, Randburg.

Search on for three fishermen lost at sea

2019-05-18 20:57

Three fishermen are missing after their boat capsized seven nautical miles off-shore from Hawston in the Western Cape on Friday.

3 Eastern Cape pupils drown following heavy rains

2019-04-25 12:28

Three Eastern Cape primary school pupils have drowned following heavy downpours in the province.

3 children drown in abandoned illegal mine in Limpopo

2019-04-23 05:34

The three boys, aged between 7 and 9, have drowned in an abandoned illegal mine.

Another body recovered following Durban flooding

2019-03-12 13:27

The body of another victim of Durban's weekend flash flooding has been found near a stream, north of the city.

Kuils River teen believed drowned after going swimming with friend

2019-03-04 07:41

A 19-year-old man who went swimming with a 17-year-old friend is believed to have drowned at Dappat Se Gat, between Gordons Bay and Koegelbaai.

Search for missing girl presumed to have drowned continues

2019-02-16 13:06

The search for the body of a 9-year-old girl presumed to have drowned in the Umlazi River will continue, KwaZulu Natal police have said.

2 drown at KZN beach, 1 recovering in hospital

2019-02-12 20:52

Two men have drowned at Isipingo main beach n KwaZulu-Natal and a third is recovering in hospital.

Bodies of four SA holidaymakers who went missing in Mozambique repatriated

2019-01-23 08:46

The bodies of four South Africans who went missing at sea in Mozambique have been sent back to country.

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