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Authorities search river for missing swimmer

Published 10:25am Monday, July 15, 2013

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. — Police are searching for a man who disappeared while swimming with a friend in a river west of International Falls.

Ontario Provincial Police say two men were swimming in the Rainy River west of International Falls Sunday night when a 27-year-old man went under water and disappeared.

WDIO-TV says the OPP’s Underwater Search and Recovery unit has been deployed. They’re getting help from the Koochiching County Sheriff’s Department.


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