The search for a 23 year old man is currently underway at Nawajijuma in Nawaka.
The victim was swimming in the Nawaka river with another 30 year old from Qina Settlement yesterday when he was swept away by strong currents.
The incident occurred at around 4pm.
The matter was reported by the 30 year old after he managed to swim safely to the river bank but could not find the victim.
With a heavy rain and flood warning still in place members of the public need to take all the necessary safety precautions and refrain from swimming in rivers and flooded areas.
The necessary warnings and advisories have been issued by authorities for everyone’s safety so it is imperative for people to listen to avoid loss of life.