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Elderly man rescued from Oban marina

Oban lifeboat Image copyright RNLI/Stephen Lawson

A man has been rescued by Oban RNLI lifeboat after falling into the water at the town's marina.

The lifeboat was launched at 00:56 at the request of coastguard officers.

The crew said they found the "elderly gentleman" in a very cold and confused state, having clambered onto a small inflatable boat.

The man was taken by the lifeboat to a waiting ambulance.

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