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Two bodies have been recovered from the sea after two climbers from the south went missing yesterday. They have not been formally identified, but the discovery follows a search for a 48 year old man from Sussex and a 21 year old man from Hampshire, who had been climbing at Anglesey in north Wales.
They were reported missing around 10.15pm last night near the North Stack area of Holyhead. A search operation involving RAF 22 Squadron, the Coastguard and North Wales Police was halted at 1am this morning and resumed at first light.
The bodies were located in the sea shortly after 7.15am today. The North West Wales Coroner will be informed.
North Wales Police have confirmed that the bodies of two men have been recovered from the sea off the Anglesey coast.
It follows major search operation for two missing climbers.
Life boats, a Sea King helicopter and ground search teams have been involved in the search for two men missing off the coast in Anglesey.
A major search has taken place overnight for two climbers who went missing near Holyhead on Anglesey.
Two RNLI lifeboats went out at around 10pm last night, alongside the coastguard and a search and rescue helicopter from RAF Valley.
The search was suspended at 1.30am due to poor weather conditions and resumed at 4am this morning.
The two men are understood to be in their 50s and 20s.
Two climbers have gone missing off the coast of Anglesey.
A search for the two men was launched last night but called off due to bad weather. The rescue operation restarted this morning.