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Police search waters for missing swimmers in Kenora

Ontario Provincial Police are searching for two people who disappeared in the water near McLeod Park in Kenora Thursday.

Swimmers were reported to be in distress at McLeod Park

Emergency crews are searching the waters around McLeod Park in Kenora after two swimmers went missing Thursday afternoon. (CBC)

Ontario Provincial Police are searching for two people who disappeared in the water near McLeod Park in Kenora Thursday.

Police and emergency crews were called with a report of swimmers in distress around 1:40 p.m.

"At this time we're unable to locate the two individuals that are in the water," said OPP Const. Jason Canfield from Kenora, roughly an hour after the call came in.

Watch as rescue workers search the waters around McLeod Park for missing swimmers

OPP in Kenora investigating possible drowning

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Rescue workers could be seen searching under a rail bridge that runs alongside Lakeview Drive in Kenora, between Kenora Bay and Rideout Bay.

The OPP forensic identification unit is also at the scene.

Kenora is 190 kilometres east of Winnipeg.

Rescue workers search under the rail bridge that runs alongside Lakeview Drive, between Kenora Bay and Rideout Bay. (CBC)

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