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Man’s body found in Vaal River

A rescue mission was launched yesterday following reports of a drowning.

Picture: Ryan Wills.

JOHANNESBURG - The body of a man has been found in the Vaal River this afternoon.

A rescue mission was launched yesterday following reports of a drowning.

Paramedics say there is no indication of whether the man fell in or jumped off the Vaal Bridge.

ER24's Russel Meiring says, "Emergency personnel returned to the scene and continued to search for the patient, after several hours the body of the man was found. Unfortunately he showed no signs of life and was declared dead on the scene."

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