Tag: drowning

Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 19:20

Another dead 12-metre Bryde’s whale was found in False Bay near Cape Town last week after becoming entangled in octopus trap ropes. The traps have been in use by a ... Read More

Two Australian Heroes killed when saving a tourist from drowning

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019 21:31

Tourism and Dairy are popular in  Port Campbell, a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. The town is on the Great Ocean Road, west of the Twelve Apostles, in the Shire ... Read More

Two Korean tourists in Northern Thailand dead after golfing accident

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018 11:08

The two Korean couples arrived in Thailand on Christmas Eve for a holiday. Now the two men are dead after drowning in a golfing accident in Northern Thailand. When playing ... Read More

Donald Trump escaped death in helicopter crash: FAA ok with 50 unnecessary fatalities?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 14, 2018 13:56

The U.S. President Donald Trump should be advised promptly that despite an alarming report about  U.S. helicopter safety issues, the industry is proposing another delay in helicopter safety standards for ... Read More

Outrigger Guam Resort scene of a deadly drowning involving a 22-month-old girl

editor editor- February 2, 2015 15:07

The Outrigger Guam Resort was the scene of a tragic deadly incident involving a 22-month-old girl on Saturday. Read More

Canadian visitor drowns in Cuba

editor editor- March 2, 2013 08:53

VARADERO, Cuba - A Canadian has died while on vacation in Cuba. Read More

Korean tourist drowns in Phuket

editor editor- October 1, 2012 07:44

PHUKET, Thailand - A 29-year-old Korean tourist on holiday in Phuket has died while snorkeling off Phi Phi Island during a day trip to the popular beach resort. Read More

French tourist drowns in Phuket high surf

editor editor- May 19, 2012 01:48

PHUKET, Thailand - One tourist has drowned and a Thai woman narrowly escaped a similar tragedy after being caught in strong surf on Phuket’s west coast this afternoon. Read More

One tourist drowns, another one rescued off Ajman beach

editor editor- April 24, 2012 04:49

AJMAN - A 53-year-old tourist drowned while another visitor was rescued by the civil defence yesterday morning off the Ajman beach, an official at Ajman civil defence said. Read More

Danish tourists go missing in Lake Bunyonyi

editor editor- December 2, 2011 14:28

UGANDA (eTN) - One of Uganda’s most scenic lakes, Lake Bunyonyi near Kabale, has apparently claimed the lives of two Danish tourists, who were last seen swimming off the shores ... Read More

Five tourists rescued from drowning in Goa

editor editor- November 1, 2011 06:01

PANAJI, India - Five tourists, including a Russian, were rescued from drowning by lifeguards of the Drishti Response Services of the tourism department in three separate incidents on Sunday. Read More

British tourist defies bad weater warning and drowns

editor editor- October 15, 2011 06:19

(eTN) - A tourist from Britain drowned earlier in the week off the beach in Watamu, where he went swimming in spite of strong if not categoric warnings of bad ... Read More

Tragedy strikes lake travelers in Uganda

editor editor- July 29, 2010 03:45

UGANDA (eTN) - Bad weather, combined with poor maintenance and the absence of life vests caused a major accident on Lake Victoria, Uganda, last Wednesday with over a dozen reported ... Read More

Tourist dies after nearly drowning in Israel

editor editor- November 2, 2009 07:13

A tourist from Belarus died in hospital, several hours after nearly drowning in the Mediterranean Sea off the Netanya coast. Read More

Severe rains in Israel blamed on tourist drowning

editor editor- October 31, 2009 05:22

Heavy rain on Friday caused problems across central Israel, as much of the region was flooded, main thoroughfares were closed off, and area residents were trapped in their homes and ... Read More