A search is underway in Switzerland for a county Sligo man missing since last Friday (May 12th)

Justin Flannery, aged 26, from Bunninadden was touring Switzerland, and there are fears he may have been "swept away" by a river.

His twin brother Johnathan, says on social media, that it’s believed that Justin may have fallen into a river in Lauterbrunnen.

A number of family members have flown to Switzerland to search, but they have been advised that in order to search the river they will require specialist sonar equipment.

A GO Fund Me page has been established by the family who say they are hoping to raise funds to search for Justin and to support his transfer home.

Jonathan says in a post "It is all very unknown at the moment, we appreciate any little support and your thoughts and prayers”.

Police have searched the river but they have advised people to be very careful as the water has a strong current and it is extremely cold.

Flyers are also being handed out in nearby Swiss towns as the search continues.





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