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'Search for Chartwell flash flood victim will continue until she's found'

It’s said the woman climbed out her car when it became trapped on a bridge across the Klein Jukskei River.

Rescue teams and police have been deployed across Gauteng in places where there has been some considerable damage caused by heavy rains. Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN.
Flash floods,Jukskei River
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JOHANNESBURG - Police say their search for a Johannesburg woman believed to have been washed away during flash flooding in Chartwell will continue until she is found.

The search resumed today, after rescue operations were suspended yesterday.

An eyewitness claims the woman climbed out of the window of her car when it became trapped on a bridge across the Klein Jukskei River during last week’s heavy rains.

The police’s Kay Makhubela says those details are yet to be confirmed.

“We don’t know the circumstance [around] how she was washed away from the car, but we believe the investigation will reveal the full information.”

(Edited by Masechaba Sefularo)

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