North West Wales

Four rescued as fishing boat sinks near Bardsey Island

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Media captionCaught on camera: fisherman abandon their sinking ship

Four men have been rescued from a sinking fishing boat near Bardsey Island off the north Wales coast in rough seas.

An RAF helicopter and a lifeboat responded to the call from the Cesca vessel off the Llyn Peninsula at about 23:20 GMT on Thursday.

The captain and three others had to abandon ship to a life raft.

They were flown by RAF helicopter to hospital at Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor but were later released.

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