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2 boys drown in Eersterus Dam Pretoria

The boys were discovered by a passerby who managed to pull their bodies out the water.

Police tape closes off a crime scene. Picture: EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - Two boys have drowned in the Eersterus Dam, east of Pretoria. The 12 and 15 year olds were swimming in the dam when they drowned yesterday afternoon.

They were later discovered by a passerby who managed to pull their bodies out the water.

The police's Sarah Lesabane said, "They were discovered by a passerby after they had drowned and police called the mortuary to collect their bodies."

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