Canada Search called off for missing Nunavut hunter believed drowned

08:53  12 april  2018
08:53  12 april  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

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Iqaluit RCMP told CBC on Wednesday that the search was called off Tuesday afternoon due to water temperature and fast currents in the area. Nunavut hunter believed drowned after falling through ice during polar bear hunt .

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a close up of a map: RCMP say they won't name the missing hunter until search and rescue concludes its efforts.© CBC RCMP say they won't name the missing hunter until search and rescue concludes its efforts.

The search for a hunter who fell through the ice outside Clyde River, Nunavut has ended.

Iqaluit RCMP told CBC on Wednesday that the search was called off Tuesday afternoon due to water temperature and fast currents in the area. Police said in a press release Tuesday that the man was believed to have drowned.

Police told CBC that due to the conditions, the chances of recovery were very unlikely. Police have not released the name of the hunter.

According to the Tuesday release, the hunter was part of a group of five men hunting polar bears. The group was 65 kilometres southeast of Clyde River when the man fell through the ice at about 9:30 p.m.

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RCMP say they won't name the missing hunter until search and rescue concludes its efforts. The search was called off on Tuesday evening due to the water temperature and fast current in RCMP believe a hunter who fell through the ice outside Clyde River, Nunavut on Monday has drowned .

Search called off for missing Nunavut hunter believed drowned . Fast currents and water temperatures have led to RCMP calling off a recovery search for a hunter from Clyde River who fell through the ice Monday while polar bear hunting .

A second man also fell through, but he was pulled out. The hunting party reported the incident via VHF radio, and a five-person group went out to the area to transport the man back to Clyde River. The remaining hunters stayed in the area.

Search and rescue travelled to the area the next morning to join the search with the remaining hunting party.

According to the release, the hunters were not carrying GPS or SPOT devices.

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