ARTICLES RELATING TO DROWNINGS

Boy, 9, drowns in water-filled excavation hole in KZN

2019-11-13 22:22

IPSS Medical Rescue said when it arrived at the scene, it established the young boy had been playing in a large water-filled excavation hole "when he got into difficulty and drowned".

Two Grade 11 pupils still missing at sea after swim at East London beach

2019-10-28 17:25

Two Grade 11 pupils who took a dip in the East London ocean before a choir competition over the weekend are still missong at sea, the NSRI Says.

Search to continue for teenager presumed drowned in PE

2019-10-10 21:49

The search for a missing teenager presumed to have drowned at the mouth of the Swartkops River will continue on Friday.

11-year-old Durban boy drowns while swimming with friends

2019-09-27 14:44

The boy had initially gone missing in the lagoon while swimming with a group of friends aged between 9 and 12.

Soshanguve pupil drowns while on school trip

2019-09-22 15:11

A Pretoria pupil has drowned at a swimming pool in Rustenburg while on a school trip heading to Sun City.

Massive search for boy swept to sea near PE

2019-09-15 21:27

A massive search has been launched for an 11-year-old boy who slipped into the sea and was swept away at the Swartkops River Mouth, near Port Elizabeth.

Toddler resuscitated by paramedics after almost drowning

2019-08-28 08:09

A boy, believed to be 2 years old, has been hospitalised following a nonfatal drowning at a house in Pretoria.

Boy, 6, drowns in Msunduzi River, teen falls from train in KZN

2019-08-17 20:06

A 6-year-old boy has drowned in the Msunduzi in KwaZulu-Natal.

Most migrants drowned off Spain coast never found: NGO

2019-06-26 08:22

Fewer than a quarter of the more than 1,000 migrants who died crossing the Mediterranean to Spain from North Africa since the start of 2018 have been found, a Spanish group said Tuesday.

'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.

 

'It is killing our kids': Boy, 11, becomes 8th person this year to drown in Eastern Cape town's canal

2019-10-30 17:13

Eastern Cape police have found the body of 11-year-old Olwenene Maqanda after he fell into a canal in Kirkwood.

Four-year-old saves baby sister from drowning in family pool

2019-10-21 15:43

A four-year-old boy is being heralded as a hero after he rescued his two-year-old sister from drowning in the family pool.

Newlywed and three family members drown trying to take a selfie

2019-10-09 13:36

A family outing to a dam ended in tragedy after four members of the same family drowned while trying to take a selfie.

'We tried,' UK tourist says after battle to save SA couple who drowned in Bali

2019-09-25 09:05

Bystanders did all they could to help a Despatch couple when they were whipped around in choppy waves before drowning while on holiday in Bali, according to a witness.

Bali boat accident: Family seeks answers after Eastern Cape farmer, Brazilian wife dies

2019-09-18 20:40

It was meant to be the final day of their two-week vacation to Bali for Despatch farmers Victor Allers and his Brazilian wife Fatima Turner. But a boat trip near Devil’s Tear cove in Nusa Lembongan island would be their last excursion in Indonesia.

Eighth body found after Morocco football match flood

2019-09-03 19:40

Morocco authorities said Monday they had found the body of a person missing after a flood hit a football pitch, bringing to eight the number of people killed in last week's tragedy.

eNCA veteran Ben Said drowns while on holiday in Mozambique

2019-08-27 10:15

Veteran journalist and recently appointed director of news at eNCA, Ben Said, 45, has drowned while on holiday with his family in Mozambique.

Two fishermen die, 1 survives after wave smacks boat at Port Alfred

2019-08-16 17:47

Port Alfred has lost two fishermen after their boat was broadsided by a wave as they returned home through the Kowie River mouth, according to the National Sea Rescue Institute.

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.

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