Grave fears for University of Newcastle student Mohsin Awan swept off rocks at Nobbys Beach


Grave fears for University of Newcastle student Mohsin Awan swept off rocks at Nobbys Beach
  1. Grave fears for University of Newcastle student Mohsin Awan swept off rocks at Nobbys Beach
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    Friends of missing University of Newcastle student Mohsin Awan say they still hold out hope their friend is found alive and…
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Friends of missing University of Newcastle student Mohsin Awan say they still hold out hope their friend is found alive and well.

The 23-year-old Pakistani national was washed out to sea by large surf at Nobbys Beach on Sunday night after taking photographs at the rock-ringed area known as Soldiers Baths – on the southern edge of the beach.

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A group of Mr Awan's fellow students were at the scene on Monday afternoon, the Newcastle Herald reports. 

The search has resumed for Mr Awan on Tuesday morning. 

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Bilal Akram said he was praying that is friend is found safe.

"We still have hope," he said.

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"He's a really lovely, really friendly guy … we need to find him, we are praying he is found."

Mr Akram said Mr Awan arrived in Australia about seven months ago to study business at University's Callaghan campus.

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