NSRI MEDIA RELEASE – PORT ALFRED:
Juan Pretorius, NSRI Port Alfred station commander, said:
At 13h45, Monday, 02 January, NSRI Port Alfred duty crew and the SA Police Services responded to Kasoega, between Port Alfred and Kenton-On-Sea, following reports of a drowning in progress.
On arrival on the scene we found a 55 year old lady, from Stanford, had been rescued from the water by her husband, who had been spearfishing nearby, and by a paddler who had seen her in trouble and he had gone over to help.
No further assistance was required.
On Tuesday, 03 January, at 10h29, we were alerted to respond to the Bushmans River Mouth for a drowning in progress but while we were responding to the scene we were informed that a person had been rescued from the water and no further assistance was required.