Man missing after falling off board

2011-09-25 22:35
Johannesburg - A spokesperson for the National Sea Rescue Institute said a man who was paddling in the water at Monwabisi beach, near Strandfontein on the False Bay coast went missing on Sunday.

Spokesperson Craig Lambinon said that anglers had seen the 28-year-old man fall off the board he was paddling on and disappeared beneath the water.

A dive- and shore search was conducted but thick fog made conditions difficult.

There was no sign of the missing Khayalitsha man, said Lambinon.

Search operations would continue at first light.

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