Search for missing Umlazi child enters day four
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Search for missing Umlazi child enters day four

Search and Rescue teams are in their fourth day of searching for a nine-year-old girl who was swept away in the Umlazi river, south of Durban last week.

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SAPS Search and Rescue Unit

It is believed Amahle Mvoyo had been playing with friends at the river on Friday morning.

Teams searched for several hours from that morning -- but their efforts were hampered by rough water conditions.

Police spokesperson, Thulani Zwane says officers searched for her throughout the weekend.

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A search with the help of a rescue dog as well as by chopper was conducted on Friday. 

"She has not yet been found. Police officers have returned [today] to continue with their search," Zwane said.

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