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Search for Diepsloot girl swept by flash floods to continue

Four children crossing a low-lying area after school were taken by the current during the heavy downpour.

The Aqua Rescue Unit is searching for 6-year-old Angel Sibanda who was last seen trying to cross the stream. Picture: Ziyanda Ngcobo/EWN
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JOHANNESBURG - Rescue operations for a young girl swept by flash floods in Diepsloot are expected to resume this morning.

Four children crossing a low-lying area after school were taken by the current during the heavy downpour yesterday.

Three of them were saved by community members but a little girl is still unaccounted for.

Rescue operations were halted last night due to the bad weather and poor lighting.

The police’s Tsekiso Mofokeng said “We will conduct the search for the one that is alleged to be missing and we hope that we can get assistance from the community if there is any information they can share with the police.”

(Edited by Winnie Theletsane)

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