Two missing after going through thin ice near Prince George, B.C.

By CKPG News
March 8, 2016 - 10:13am

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — Two snowmobilers are missing just north of Prince George, B.C., after breaking through the ice of the Salmon River.

In a release, Cpl. Craig Douglass says the pair vanished Monday afternoon.

He says a group of sledders was on the ice when one man either went through the ice or fell into the water.

Two others jumped in to assist him, but only one of the three managed to get out.

A ground and air search began Monday and continued until midnight, and Douglass says rescue efforts resumed Tuesday.

Names of the missing men have not been released, but police confirm they are both Prince George residents, aged 31 and 36.

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