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Media Release: Fatal drowning in Kruger National Park

Date: 2012-07-17

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South African National Parks (SANParks) regrets to announce the fatal drowning of a 4 year old girl at the Lower Sabie Camp swimming pool in Kruger National Park this afternoon (17 July 2012). Doctors were called to the scene and tried everything in their power to save her but they were unable to. The South African Police Services are investigating the incident. SANParks would like to send their condolences to the family and wish them strength in their hour of darkness. 

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South African National Parks (SANParks) 

Media enquiries:
Reynold Thakhuli 
GM: Media Liaison & Stakeholder Relations, SANParks
Tel: (012) 426 5170, Cell: 073 373 4999
email: or

William Mabasa
HOD Public Relations, Kruger National Park
Tel: 013 735 4363, Cell 082 807 3919



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