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FALSE BAY:At 10h23, Monday, 18th November, NSRI Strandfontein duty crew launched sea rescue craft and rescue swimmers, SA Police Services, a Police Dive Unit, WC Government Health EMS and EMS rescue squad, EMS/AMS Skymed rescue helicopter, Cape Town Fire and Rescue Services and a Fire Dive Unit, responded to join Law Enforcement Marine officers and CoCT (City of Cape Town) lifeguards at Garbage Beach, West of Mnandi Beach, False Bay Coastline, where a 22 year old man, believed to be visiting from Port Elizabeth, and a 17 year old boy, from Delft, were reported to be in difficulty in the surf before disappearing in the surfline.A man who was with both of these two males, while they were swimming, had reportedly also been in difficulty in the surf and he had managed to get out of the surf and was not injured.The teenager and the 22-year-old were both missing in the surf.Despite an extensive sea, air and shoreline search no sign of the missing man and teenager was found and Police divers and local Police will continue to search and Police are investigating.Our thoughts are with the families of the missing man and the missing teenager in this difficult time.
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