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Three rescued from sea near Bournemouth Pier

Bournemouth Pier Image copyright Paul Gillett
Image caption Two women and a man were pulled from the water near Bournemouth Pier

Three people were rescued after getting into difficulty in the sea off Bournemouth.

Two women and a man were pulled from the water, close to the pier, by lifeguards at about 16:15 BST on Saturday.

They were taken to hospital and one of the three was thought to be in a serious condition, South Western Ambulance Service said.

Two rapid response teams and three ambulance crews attended the scene.

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