Two drownings unrelated to each other at Midmar Dam in KwaZulu-Natal

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A day out at Midmar Dam has ended in tragedy for a family when a 12-year-old boy drowned on Wednesday.

And in a twist, a second body of a person unrelated to the boy's drowning, was discovered when the paramedics from the Midlands EMS responded to the call for help.

According to a statement released by the Howick-based emergency medical response company, when their team reached Midmar they found child was lying motionless on the side of the dam.

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