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Harstad, Rescue mission | Boat accident near Harstad – three people picked up by ambulance helicopter

There has been a boat accident outside Harstad. Four people were rescued by a ferry after being in the sea for about 15 minutes.

The police in Troms inform NTB that they were notified of the accident at 15, and then notified the helicopter and boats that were in the area. A nearby ferry arrived at the scene and rescued the four from the water.

– They have been rescued and left to the health service. They were about 15 minutes in the sea. I have no information about the condition of the injury, says operations manager Alf Hågensen in Troms police district to NTB.

The four were out in a small boat just outside Harstad. They were about 400 meters from land when the accident happened. The boat was observed from land with the keel up.

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