Angler dies while fishing

An unidentified fisherman collapsed and died while fishing off a Durban beach yesterday.

An unidentified fisherman collapsed and died while fishing off a Durban beach yesterday.

Sea rescue officials said the 72-year-old apparently died of a heart attack. The incident happened at the popular Rocket Hut Beach near Blue Lagoon.

Meanwhile, National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) officials said no one was injured in Sunday evening's sea rescue off Richards Bay. A yacht sailing from Durban to Maputo with a man and a woman on board, suffered engine failure.

NSRI rescuers had to tow the vessel to safety in Richards Bay. - Sowetan Reporter

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