Sisters hospitalised following non-fatal drowning

KwaZulu-Natal: At 15H28 Tuesday afternoon Netcare 911 responded to reports of a drowning on uMdloti South Beach, Durban. Reports indicate that a 11-year-old and 14-year-old got into difficulty while swimming.

Sisters hospitalised after drowning (1)

Both victims were pulled to shore by lifeguards assisted by members of the public. The patients, both female had ingested water and were battling to breathe.

Sisters hospitalised after drowning

The young girls were treated on scene by emergency care practitioners. Once stabilised the patients were transported by Netcare and RUSA to the hospital for further care.

In Other News – City of CT offers R5 000 reward for information on train vandals

The City of Cape Town is offering a R5,000 reward for information that helps apprehend train vandals.

The municipality will pay whistleblowers R5,000 if it leads to the positive identification and arrest of those responsible for the stoning of a new train set.

The incident took place on its first day of operation in the Steenberg area last week. The City of Cape Town said the vandalism of critical infrastructure was unacceptable, even if it was perpetrated by young people who thought stoning trains is “fun”. Read More