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Search continues off St Abbs for missing diver

St Abbs Image copyright Lisa Jarvis
Image caption The 49-year-old disappeared while on a recreational dive in waters near St Abbs

A search is continuing off the Berwickshire coast for a diver who has been reported missing.

Emergency services were contacted at about 11:00 on Sunday after it was reported that the 49-year-old had disappeared.

A multi-agency search operation got under way in the waters near St Abbs and resumed again on Monday morning.

Coastguard and RNLI personnel are taking part in the operation involving a helicopter and lifeboats.

The diver was undertaking a recreational dive in the area but no further details have been released.

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