Loch Ness search resumes for man who fell overboard

Police divers have joined rescue teams to hunt for a man who fell from a vessel near Dories Bay on Thursday.

Police divers have joined the search for a man who fell overboard from a boat in Loch Ness.

A rescue operation was launched at around 6.50pm on Thursday after reports that two men had fallen from a vessel near Dores Bay.

One man was rescued and taken to hospital as a precaution.

The search for the second man resumed at around 9am on Friday after pausing overnight.

Loch Ness RNLI lifeboat and Nairn and Inverness coastguard teams have been involved in the search operation along with police divers.

Police Scotland inspector Nick Macrae said: “Emergency services, including the Police Scotland Dive and Marine Unit, are in attendance and are currently carrying out a search of the area for the second man.”

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