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Boy, 12, feared snatched by crocodile in Australia

By Pierre Meilhan, CNN
updated 3:32 AM EST, Sun January 26, 2014

(CNN) -- Police in northern Australia are searching for a 12-year-old boy believed to have been snatched by a crocodile.

The incident took place in Mudginberri Billabong in the Northern Territory.

"It is believed the 12-year-old boy was taken by a crocodile as he and a number of other young boys were swimming in the billabong," Acting Commander Michael White of the Northern Command said.

Another boy, also 12, was bitten in the arm by the crocodile and received medical treatment.

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