July 20, 2024

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Thessaloniki: A 34-year-old woman and her two children were swept out to sea

A 34-year-old German citizen and her two children, 3 and 5 years old, who were on a SUP board, were swept out to sea.

Sup board is a board that is primarily swam while standing and controlled using a long, adjustable paddle. The incident happened in the sea area of ​​Epanomi (Ποταμού Επανομής) in Thessaloniki.

A Coast Guard patrol boat, two rescuers on the cutter MARIA II, and a Coast Guard land patrol vehicle headed to the area. A rescue boat located and brought the woman and her children to Potamos Beach. All three are alive and in good condition, although they were a little scared.

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