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Eight rescued after boat capsizes off Mari

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Eight people were rescued off the coast of Mari on Friday evening after their boat capsized.

According to the Joint rescue coordination centre (JRCC), a radio call was received at around 6pm after a boat capsized due to adverse weather conditions.

The JRCC proceeded with the “Nearchos” action plan and mobilised two speedboats, a helicopter, and a specialised nurse.

All eight rescued people were transported by helicopter and speedboat to the Evangelos Florakis naval base in Mari, where they were received by ambulances.

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