Wave drags swimmer under

2010-10-13 00:00

A MAN who went missing while swimming in the Port Shepstone tidal pool on Monday is presumed to have drowned. A search that lasted until yesterday failed to locate his body.

Although details of the missing man cannot be revealed yet, police said he was swimming with friends and relatives when he was pulled into the depths of the ocean by a huge wave.

Eyewitnesses said that the man was in distress while swimming and had been submerged in the water for an unknown length of time. Netcare911 Paramedics remained on standby while police divers searched the area on Monday. The search was called off as a result of dangerous sea conditions.

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