Newspaper article The Canadian Press

RCMP Say Search for Four Missing Hunters in North Alberta Now Recovery Operation

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

RCMP Say Search for Four Missing Hunters in North Alberta Now Recovery Operation

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Search for missing hunters now recovery operation

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FORT CHIPEWYAN, Alta. - RCMP and Parks Canada are now treating the search for four missing hunters in northeastern Alberta as a recovery operation after failing to find the men.

RCMP said searchers were using boats equipped with sonar Wednesday to search beneath the surface of the Rocher River north of Fort Chipewyan.

"Our search has now moved to a recovery operation," RCMP Cpl. Ronald Bumbry said.

"These men have not been located on land. We don't want to speculate on what occurred but we have now moved our search and recovery efforts to below the water and the surrounding banks to rule out all possibilities."

The hunters left the community on Sunday night in a boat which was later found in the river that flows through Wood Buffalo National Park. …

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