Search continues for missing Canadian in Australia as family pleads for stepped up efforts

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CANBERRA, Australia – Searchers in Australia are continuing efforts to try to find a Canadian who has been missing for two weeks amid a full-blown social media campaign by his family to increase the number of searchers.

New South Wales police say Prabhdeep Srawn went for a bushwalk in a national park (Koscuiszko National Park) on May 13 southwest of the capital Canberra and hasn’t been seen since.

His rental car, which was due to be returned on May 15, was found in Charlotte Pass Village.

Police say in a news release that 28 searchers from various police and parks agencies spent Sunday searching and are back out again Monday.

They say specialist alpine-trained rescuers were airlifted into six areas above the snow line in the mountainous park.

Police say they are still treating the operation as a search and rescue.

The family of Srawn, reportedly from Brampton, Ont., have…

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