8 students trapped on island rescued during thunderstorm yesterday

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16th September 2020 – (Hong Kong) When the Amber Rainstorm warning signal was in force yesterday, eight students who were canoeing were trapped on the beach of an island. Police officers from the Marine East Division received the report and successfully rescued the students concerned and sent them to the Marine Police Divisional Base. All persons were in safe condition and were not required to be sent to the hospital for treatment. Police urge members of the public to carefully consider the sea and weather conditions, personal equipment and abilities before planning their trips.

Picture credit: Hong Kong Police
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