River rescue alert canoeists found safe at Monmouth

A rescue operation in Monmouth has been called off after two canoeists were found safe following reports they got into difficulty in the River Wye.

Gwent Police helicopter was sent to the scene along with fire service water rescue teams after the callout at 16:53 BST on Monday.

The incident happened where the rivers Wye and Monnow meet amid reports a canoe overturned

A man and a woman were later found unhurt and out of the water.

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