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'Race against time' to find British TV doctor Michael Mosley who is believed lost in the cave known as 'The Abyss'

‘Race against time’ to find British TV doctor Michael Mosley who is believed lost in the cave known as ‘The Abyss’

The search for British TV doctor Michael Mosley, who went missing on the Greek island of Symi, has been narrowed to a cave locals call “The Abyss.”

Mosley’s wife, Claire Bailey, began ringing alarm bells on Wednesday evening after Mosley did not return at 7.30pm from an outing he had left six hours earlier.

Authorities began searching for Mosley that evening, believing he may have fallen while walking. A police source said: “Nothing can be ruled out at this stage.” daily mail, Thursday. Mosley was last seen at St. Nicholas Beach at 1:30 p.m., according to a user in the Symi Facebook group who posted a photo of him. The authorities and search teams combed the coast, but did not find any trace of him.

Authorities now believe Mosley disappeared into the mountains, which contain a vast network of dangerous caves. “It’s like a deep system of tunnels, but it’s full of water and can extend for kilometers. There’s a reason they call it ‘the Abyss.’ There’s something very strange going on,” said a waiter on the island. Telegraph.

Despite the extreme heat, firefighters are said to be searching the cave system for Mosley. Nikitas Grelis, deputy mayor of Symi, told local media that the mountainous area where Mosley disappeared was particularly difficult.

“It is a strange area, a mountain with many blind and dangerous spots, which have to be combed meter by meter,” Grealish said. Rescuers are said to fear Mosley has “made a wrong turn” somewhere, with one saying his rescue is now a “race against time”. Meanwhile, Mosley’s wife vowed not to “give up hope” and said the past three days had been the “longest and most difficult” for the whole family.

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Mosley is a weight loss diet expert known for promoting the “5:2 diet.” Mosley claims that five days of eating and two days of cutting calories per week can lead to significant weight loss.

Celebrities such as Benedict Cumberbatch, Jimmy Kimmel and British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak have used the 5:2 diet before.