Sign in
Download Opera News App

Public Safety


Crime Justice



A Father, His Son And Dog Drown At La Mercy Beach Durban

A tragic incident took place in la mercy durban on friday whereby a father, his son and their dog drowned while swimming and died on the scene.

Prem Balram declared that their operations centre had gotten a call requesting assistance from them and it was from fishermen who were concerned and had witnessed what happened.

According to the fishermen they called the operations centre because they noticed that the father and son were experiencing difficulty in the water.

"Reactions officers and paramedics were dispatched to the scene and upon arrival found the father in the surf, he had been declared dead", said Prem.

Prem also mentioned that the Rusa helicopter was utilised to locate the son who is a teenager.

"After a brief low level search the boy was spotted floating approximately 100 meters away from where he entered in the surf.

"Paramedics from 911 and Rusa retrieved the body of the teenager he showed no signs of life and was declared dead".

Prem said that the witnesses said that the dog entered to rescue his owners however it also drowned.

Sources : IOl and RUSA

Content created and supplied by: DejavuSA (via Opera News )

Durban La Mercy Beach Prem Prem Balram Rusa


Load app to read more comments