South African police divers are searching for a teenager from Zimbabwe who was swept over the sea wall of a tidal pool on Christmas Day in Gqeberha.
The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) on Monday said it sent a rescue craft just after 5 PM after receiving reports about the incident at Seaview Resorts tidal pool, Beach View. NSRI deputy station commander Jonathan Tufts said:
On arrival on the scene, an extensive search commenced for a 14-year-old male, from Zimbabwe, who had been swept over the tidal pool wall while swimming.
Despite the extensive search, there remains no sign of the teenager. Police divers are continuing the search.
… A number of Chokka fishing vessels close inshore near to the area kept a watch.
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