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Search for False Bay angler continues

Western Cape

Rescue workers were continuing their search on Saturday for a 65-year-old man who was swept into False Bay while fishing, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) said.

The man was fishing with two friends on Friday when he washed off rocks south of Monwabisi, near Macassar, NSRI Strandfontein station commander Mario Fredericks said in a statement.

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100908. Cape Town. The NSRI conducting a search for a missing body of Camps Bay beach. Picture Henk Kruger/Cape Argus

“At this stage there is no sign of the man and an extensive air, sea and shore search is continuing, and a police dive unit has been activated to join in the search,” Fredericks said.

The SA Police Service, Western Cape Emergency Medical Services and Skymed helicopters had also joined in the search. - Sapa

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