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Hermanus Station 17: File ImageDeon Langenhoven, NSRI Hermanus station commander, said:At 16h35, Friday, 30th June, NSRI Hermanus duty crew were activated following reports of a 7 year old girl missing after being swept off rocks by waves on the coastline at Betty's Bay.Our NSRI Hermanus rescue vehicle towing our sea rescue craft Jaytee III was dispatched and launched on the scene in very rough sea conditions with a rising Spring Tide in 4.8 meter swells.NSRI Gordons Bay were activated and the NSRI Gordons Bay sea rescue craft Jack & Irene was launched and joined in a search operation.Overberg Fire and Rescue Services and the WC Government Health EMS ambulance and rescue squad responded.An extensive shore and sea search has revealed no sign of the 7 year old girl who is missing after being swept off rocks by waves.Rough sea conditions hampered the search operation.The missing girl was with her mom when the incident happened.A Police Dive Unit are alerted and NSRI Hermanus and Police divers will continue in an ongoing search operation at first light.The family, from Claremont, Cape Town, believed to be on a weekend getaway at Betty's Bay, are receiving assistance.TO REPORT A SEA RESCUE EMERGENCY DIAL 112 FROM A CELLPHONE
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