UPDATE: Search on for 4 Driftsands youths killed in mob attack, thrown in river

Police divers have been searching the waters after relatives of two of the victims reported them missing.

FILE: It's alleged they were victims of mob attack. Picture: Winnie Theletsane/Eyewitness News

CAPE TOWN - A search is still under way for four missing youths, whose bodies were apparently thrown into a river that runs through an informal settlement in Driftsands.

It's alleged they were victims of mob justice.

Divers were sent to the area on Saturday after relatives of two of the victims reported them missing.

They first retrieved the body of an unidentified man, not linked to apparent vigilante attack.

The Police's Novela Potelwa said a second body was recovered on Sunday.

“They were allegedly assaulted by a group of people after they were accused of committing crime in the area.”

Potelwa said the search was hampered by bad weather.

Police divers will continue looking for the victims on Monday.

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