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Diver critical after sea rescue off Eyemouth

Category: Scotland

Published: 16th Jun 2012 16:35:45

A diver has been airlifted to hospital after he and his companion got into difficulties off the coast of Eyemouth in the Scottish Borders.

The Coastguard was called shortly before 14:00 on Saturday.

One man was pulled from the North Sea unharmed and returned to shore by lifeboat.

A second man was taken by rescue helicopter to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, where his condition was thought to be critical.

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