26/02/2008

River Search Continues For Missing Man

A search is continuing in Co. Tipperary for a man who is feared to have drowned in the River Suir.

It is understood that two men got into trouble in the river on Saturday night, when one entered the river in an attempt to rescue the other.

One of the men was taken to Waterford Regional Hospital for treatment and was later released.

However, the other man is still missing.

(KMcA)


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