Jersey lifeboat rescues fishermen after boat sinks

Two fishermen were rescued after their boat sunk off Jersey's south west coast.

The St Helier lifeboat was called out after flares were seen from Noirmont at about 06:40 GMT.

The men were found on a life raft at 07:20 and were taken to the island's General Hospital to receive treatment for minor injuries.

The Economic Development Department will investigate the sinking of the locally registered fishing boat.

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