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County Cork: Car found by divers during search of River Lee

A car has been found by divers during a search of the River Lee in County Cork in the Republic of Ireland.

RTÉ reports that divers from the naval base at Haulbowline will help in assessing the vehicle and establishing if anyone was in it.

The search started after the coast guard received a call from police shortly before 06:00 local time.

The incident happened near the Lee Rowing club.

Valentia Coast Guard, police, a rescue helicopter from Waterford, the fire service and naval divers attended the scene.

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