Three swept out to sea at Uvongo Beach

STATEMENT BY NSRI SHELLY BEACH STATION COMMANDER JEREMIAH JACKSON:

At 17h50, Sunday, 11th February, NSRI Shelly Beach duty crew were activated following reports of 3 people being swept out to sea believed to be caught in rip currents at Uvongo Beach.

NSRI rescue swimmers, Police Search and Rescue and Med-Evac ambulance services responded.

On arrival on the scene all 3 persons were found to be safely ashore and paramedics were treating one of the group, a female, for non-fatal drowning symptoms and NSRI, no longer required, returned to base.

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