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Six-Year-Old Girl Drowns At Kakadu National Park

A young girl has drowned in Kakadu National Park after being swept away by a fast-flowing current while swimming at a waterfall.

The six-year-old was swimming with family and friends at the base of Motor Car Falls about 5.30pm on Saturday when there was a sudden surge of water.

A fast-flowing current swept the child away, police said.

The group searched for her immediately but were unable to find her. A search was mounted by various agencies.

The girl's body was found by members of the Territory Response Group on Sunday.