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Wednesday 22 March 2017

Rescue teams resume search for missing angler off Irish coast

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The Fenit RNLI lifeboat crew are involved in the search.
The Fenit RNLI lifeboat crew are involved in the search.

A search operation has resumed for a missing angler off Kerry Head.

Yesterday fishing rods were recovered by a lifeboat, according to the Irish Coastguard.

The missing man is understood to be Chinese.

The naval vessel LE Orla due arrived on scene this morning to act as on-scene Coordinator.

Local coast guard units and Fenit RNLI lifeboat are involved in the search, as well as the Shannon Rescue 115 helicopter.

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