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Coast guard joins search for missing monk

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A coast guard vessel, as well as police patrol cars, are participating in search and rescue operation to locate a missing monk of the monastic community of Mt Athos.

The 58-year-old monk went missing after taking a boat out to sea to fish on Monday, with the authorities being alerted on Wednesday after he failed to return or make contact with his fellow monks.