South Africa 29.4.2017 05:58 pm

Man drowns at Blue Lagoon beach in Durban

Blue Lagoon beach

Blue Lagoon beach

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

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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