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Coast Guard rescues man from drowning on Goa beach

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In a swift operation helicopter rescued a drowning person two nautical miles north of beach here on Thursday afternoon.

The victim, 20-year-old, who was swept away by the ebbing waves somehow managed to keep himself afloat, in the inclement weather.

After receiving information, helicopter on routine patrol was diverted for his search and operation. The team winched down the rescue hoist to airlift the survivor from the sea.

The person was airlifted to the Air enclave where a medical team with critical care van was kept ready to evacuate the survivor to the

The person is presently stable.

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First Published: Thu, June 13 2019. 19:08 IST