ARTICLES RELATING TO DROWNINGS

Toddler drowns after following dogs to river

2018-02-12 07:08

A 2-year-old boy has drowned after he apparently wandered off, following dogs to a river, Eastern Cape police say.

7-year-old girl dies after large waves wash her off Durban pier

2018-01-21 20:19

A seven-year-old girl has died after being washed off the pier by high waves in Durban's North Beach, paramedics say.

Man drowns during paddle at Marina Da Gama

2018-01-06 16:00

A 74-year-old man’s body has been found after he failed to return home from a paddle to a neighbour’s house in Marina Da Gama in Cape Town.

Man drowns at Glen Beach in Cape Town

2018-01-04 22:10

A man believed to be 60 years old has drowned at Glen Beach, situated between Camps Bay and Maiden's Cove.

2 drown in separate incidents in Cape Town and Port Alfred

2017-12-24 20:47

A 17-year-old teenager and a man in his late 20s have drowned in separate incidents, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Body of missing KZN teen found washed up on beach

2017-12-19 10:32

A KwaZulu-Natal teenager who went missing has been found dead at a North Coast beach, paramedic services have announced.

Search for KZN teen missing at sea called off

2017-12-16 22:05

The search for a 13-year-old boy who went missing at Sheffield Beach on the north coast of KwaZulu-Natal has been called off.

Tourist boating crew rescue rescue struggling man from Knysna lagoon

2017-11-23 19:27

A tourist boating company in Knysna has used their safety skills to save a local man who was swimming in the cold lagoon.

Two boys drown in river in Limpopo

2017-11-06 13:11

Police in Limpopo are investigating the deaths of two boys who drowned while swimming in a river.

Bantry Bay diver still missing despite extensive search

2017-10-22 22:30

Authorities are conducting an ongoing search for a diver who went missing in Bantry Bay, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

 

Body of drowned 12-year-old recovered at St Francis Bay

2018-01-28 19:02

The body of a 12-year-old boy, who drowned in St Francis Bay, has been recovered, the National Sea Rescue Institute has said.

5-year-old boy drowns in hotel pool in Plett

2018-01-06 23:09

A 5-year-old boy has drowned in the Beacon Island Hotel swimming pool in Plettenberg Bay, the NSRI says.

Toddler drowns in complex swimming pool

2018-01-06 09:11

A 2-year-old toddler has drowned and her 5-year-old sister is in a serious condition after they were found in a townhouse complex swimming pool.

Teen drowns at Melkbosstrand

2018-01-02 19:31

A 17-year-old boy has drowned in Melkbosstrand, outside Cape Town.

No drinking on Cape Town beaches, more than 4 000 bottles of alcohol confiscated

2017-12-23 07:08

The City of Cape Town has warned against the consumption of alcohol on its beaches, adding that just over 3 700l of of alcohol has been confiscated.

East London man missing after suspected drowning

2017-12-17 21:18

A 25-year-old man is missing after a suspected drowning at Eastern Beach in East London, the National Sea Rescue Institute has said.

'No one is to blame' – Dad of toddler who drowned in bin used to save water

2017-12-15 11:57

The family is still in shock over the little boy’s death.

Man drowns at end-of-year function

2017-11-17 22:06

A 21-year-old man attending an end-of-year outing has drowned at Lamberts Bay's main beach in the Western Cape.

Woman drowns at Kenton-on-Sea

2017-10-28 11:24

An unidentified woman's body has been recovered after apparently having drowned in the Kariega River near Kenton-on-Sea .

Durban man, 64, drowns in his swimming pool

2017-10-16 17:00

A 64-year-old man has drowned in a swimming pool at his home in Reservoir Hills, Durban, police and paramedics say.

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