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Drowning claims 5 lives in Western Cape on Christmas day

Five people drowned across the Western Cape province on Christmas Day. According to reports, the deaths happened during different parts of the day and the five seem to be the only reported deaths at the moment.

The incidents occurred at:

  • Mossel Bay: 8 year old girl
  • Deep blue, Strand beach: 20 year old man
  • Wilderness Beach: one male
  • Buffalo Bay: one male
  • Palmiet River bridge: 28 year old male

According to reports, a search is still underway for a 14 year old boy who went missing whilst swimming at Lagoon Beach on Saturday 22 December.

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