Three swimmers were reported missing at different beaches in Ibaraki Prefecture on Tuesday.
According to rescue officials, eight classmates were swimming at Nikkawahama in Kamisu City when a 14-year-old boy suddenly went missing just after 10 a.m. In the second incident, a 30-year-old Korean man disappeared in the water at Shimotsu Beach in Kashima City just after noon. And finally, at 3 p.m., a 13-year-old boy was swept away at Hirai Beach.
Police and rescuers continued their search at all three locations on Wednesday morning.© News reports