Lifeguards’ skills questioned after man drowns in city pool

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Msunduzi’s Alexandra swimming pool was immediately closed on after a man drowned on Sunday.
Msunduzi’s Alexandra swimming pool was immediately closed on after a man drowned on Sunday.

The Concerned Swimming Fraternity’s (CSF) has called for scrutiny into the skills and qualifications of Msunduzi’s lifeguards.

This comes after a man drowned at Pietermaritzburg’s Alexandra Swimming Pool on Sunday.

Msunduzi Municipality spokesperson, Thobeka Mafumbatha said the three lifeguards that were on duty at the time said the man had spoken to them prior to the incident.

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