- Associated Press - Friday, October 13, 2017

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A search is under way in the Niagara River for a member of the Buffalo Police Department’s underwater recovery team who went missing during a training exercise.

The U.S. Coast Guard says the diver went missing around 1 p.m. Friday. Several agencies have been involved in the search by boat and helicopter.

Coast Guard officials say that during the search, it was discovered the diver’s cable had broken off. The diver’s secondary dive tanks have been recovered.

The identity of the missing diver has not been released.

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