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29 Apr 2017
5:58 pm

Man drowns at Blue Lagoon beach in Durban


Life guards were able to pull him out of water but unfortunately the man was declared dead.

Blue Lagoon beach

A man drowned while swimming in the sea at Blue Lagoon beach in Durban on Saturday afternoon, paramedics said.

Netcare 911 paramedics responded to a drowning incident at the Blue Lagoon beach in Durban at 1.25pm, Netcare 911 said in a statement.

“Reports from the scene indicate that two brothers from Pietermaritzburg went for a swim when one got into difficulty.

“Netcare 911 paramedics, their rescue unit, and the police search and rescue [unit] arrived at the scene and found that life guards had pulled the man out of the water. Tragically, the man was declared dead at the scene,” the statement said.

– African News Agency (ANA)

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