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Police rescue girl aged 8 whose inflatable boat was swept out to sea

File photo: Marine police

Police on Thursday rescued an eight-year-old girl whose inflatable boat had been carried out to sea.

The girl was paddling on the inflatable off a beach in Protaras, when winds carried the inflatable into deep waters.

On receiving the alert, police immediately dispatched a vessel to the area, tracking the girl in a matter of minutes. She was approximately one nautical mile off the coast when she was found.

The youngster was safely returned to her parents.

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