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Durban– A man has drowned in a swimming pool in Umhlanga Rocks, north of Durban, paramedics said on Saturday. 

Netcare 911 paramedics responded to a complex in Umhlanga Ridge in Umhlanga Rocks for a drowning incident in the early hours of Saturday morning, Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said. 

Reports from the scene indicated that a 25 – year-old man was found at the bottom of a swimming pool in the complex. "Paramedics arrived at the scene and found the unresponsive man next to the pool. 

Tragically, after examining the patient he was declared dead by the Netcare 911 paramedics at the scene," Botha said.