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Police investigating after 9-year-old girl drowns at Birha Resort

Jan 3, 2018
Police investigating after 9-year-old girl drowns at Birha Resort

Police have opened an inquest docket for investigated following the drowning of a nine-year-old girl at Birha Resort, which is located between East London and Port Alfred.

According to police information, the incident happened on Tuesday afternoon.

"Child was swimming in the sea when she was pulled by strong currents.

"The victim is from the nearby Tuku Admin Area," police said.

"It is unknown at this stage, who accompanied the child to the beach."