Sep 20, 2021

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Search to resume for missing Gauteng man swept out to sea at Camps Bay

A police diving unit will continue their search for a 23-year-old Gauteng man who has been missing since Thursday after being washed into the sea by currents on a Cape Town beach.

Luke van Riet of the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) said a search team was dispatched around 1pm Thursday, “following eyewitness reports of a drowning between Camps Bay Beach and Glen Beach.” Van Riet said a The surfer had tried to help the man before he disappeared underwater.

Then a sea and air search was carried out.

“Lifeguards were used and carried out searches in free diving. Despite extensive search efforts, there are no signs of the missing man.

“The police have opened an investigation,” said Van Riet.