Sniffer dogs used at second site in McCann search

Sniffer dogs are being used on a new site being investigated by British police near where Madeleine McCann went missing in Portugal seven years ago.

Police use sniffer dogs to search a patch of scrubland just outside Praia da Luz.
Police use sniffer dogs to search a patch of scrubland just outside Praia da Luz. Credit: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

A fresh area of land was cordoned off by police in the Algarve resort of Praia da Luz athis morning.

British police and their Portuguese counterparts search a second area of scrubland.
British police and their Portuguese counterparts search a second area of scrubland. Credit: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Two sniffer dogs from South Wales Police were seen with their handlers inside the cordon and appeared to be concentrating on a small area which has been marked out with police tape inside.

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