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Rescue teams search for missing kayaker

The coastguard is searching for a kayaker who has gone missing in the River Medway.

His boat was found at 11 o'clock last night drifting in the water.

A Police helicopter also joined the search, but has now left the scene.

“Despite an intensive search of the River and Estuary, from Rochester to the Kingsnorth Power Station, we have been unable to locate the missing kayaker. Our search continues.”

– Ian Guy, for the UK Coastguard

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