Sunday, December 17, 2006

Two Rescued After Boat Goes Down

Two people have been rescued after their boat sank in the Moray Firth near Inverness. The Kessock lifeboat was launched after receiving a call at about 1530 GMT. The coastguard said the pair may have been in the water for an hour.A member of the public reported seeing the sinking boat at Alturlie Point. The Maritime and Coastguard Agency said the pair had been taken to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness and were both suffering from hypothermia.

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