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Recovery operation underway after possible drowning

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A recovery operation is underway in Central Arkansas after one man possibly drowned in a popular swimming area. 

According to KATV, Saline County authorities responded to a call about a missing person Monday afternoon in Bauxite. The incident was classified as a recovery operation late Monday night.

Blue Hole is a popular swimming area for local teens in Bauxite. But the area is described as dangerous and is in a remote location. 

According to Saline County Chief Deputy Jay Fitzgerald, authorities confirmed they are conducting a recovery operation and had to use a private gun club to launch their boats. 

Police have not yet identified the missing person.

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