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Rescue operation after boys get stuck on Aberdeenshire rocks

The Macduff lifeboat (Pic courtesy of RNLI)
Image caption Three coastguard teams and the Macduff lifeboat were on the scene

Three boys have been rescued after getting stuck on rocks in Aberdeenshire when the tide came in.

The youngsters, aged 11, 13 and 14, were exploring on the coast near Gardenstown on Sunday afternoon when they got cut off beneath steep cliffs.

Two were taken to safety by Macduff lifeboat. The other boy was airlifted by a helicopter from RAF Lossiemouth.

No-one was injured after the incident on Sunday afternoon.

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