Paramedics carry a person on a stretcher on the Bay of Plenty Beach in Durban, South Africa on Saturday. Photo: AP
Paramedics carry a person on a stretcher on the Bay of Plenty Beach in Durban, South Africa on Saturday. Photo: AP
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‘Freak wave’ hits Durban beach in South Africa, 3 dead

  • Investigation launched after massive wave killed three swimmers and seriously injured 17 at a popular beach in South Africa
  • Dozens of lifeguards involved in mass rescue effort as paramedics attended to more than 100 people caught in the incident

Paramedics carry a person on a stretcher on the Bay of Plenty Beach in Durban, South Africa on Saturday. Photo: AP
Paramedics carry a person on a stretcher on the Bay of Plenty Beach in Durban, South Africa on Saturday. Photo: AP
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