Record week for sea rescue brigade

A record 93 people were saved from life threatening situations last week, the sea rescue brigade said on Monday.

In total the brigade carried out 758 operations in the week, including rescuing 198 swimmers and finding 40 missing children. Two people died in or close to the water last week.

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