Shocking Story – When an Australian PM, Harold Holt got disappeared while swimming and it’s still a mystery

Shocking Story – When an Australian PM, Harold Holt got disappeared while swimming and it’s still a mystery
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People disappear sometime and they are never found. It’s very common. But can you believe that Prime Minister of a country get disappears and no one could ever find a clue about it. Here we are sharing shocking story of such disappearance as shared on Wikipedia.

On the morning of Sunday 17 December 1967, Holt, with come others drove down from Melbourne to see the lone British yachtsman Alec Rose sail through Port Phillip Heads.

Around noon, Holt decided to go swimming, although the surf was high and fierce. Holt began swimming, but he soon disappeared from view. Fearing the worst, the others raised the alert.

A large contingent of police, Royal Australian Navy divers, Royal Australian Air Force helicopters, Army personnel from nearby Point Nepean and local volunteers converged on the beach.

This quickly escalated into one of the largest search operations in Australian history, but no trace of Holt could be found.

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