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Cornwall police: 'Three surfers unconscious when taken from sea '

Three surfers have died after getting into difficulty in the sea off a beach in Cornwall, police say.

The two men and a woman were among seven people who had to be rescued at Mawgan Porth, near Newquay.

Coastguards received "multiple 999 calls" from people at about 13:15 GMT when the trio got into trouble.

Inspector Dave Meredith, of Devon and Cornwall Police, said that "our thoughts and condolences... go out to the families of those involved".

  • 26 Oct 2014
  • From the section UK
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