Army defends decision on search for missing Swedish man

The army has defended the decision not to take part in the search for missing Swede Olaf Jansen. Olaf has not been seen since December 29th when he went climbing on the MacGillycuddy Reeks. His father Sven this week criticised the fact that the army was not called in to take part in the search.However Commandant Dan Harvey Press Officer with the Southern Brigade says Kerry Mountain Rescue are the most experienced group to be deployed for searches such as the one which took place for Olaf Jansen. He says mountain rescue is a specialist area for which Kerry Mountain Rescue is trained for and experienced in.

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