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Rescue operation lasted 'well into the small hours'

The operation to rescue up to 100 vehicles stranded in the snow over Carter Bar in North Northumberland lasted "well into the small hours," Border Search and Rescue Unit said.

Cars and lorries were towed back to clear road to continue their journey. Credit: Border Search and Rescue Unit
Border Search and Rescue Unit were called out along with neighbouring Tweed Valley and teams from Northumberland. Credit: Border Search and Rescue Unit

Third kayaker from same family found dead in river

Three kayakers from the same family have been found dead in a river in Northumberland after a major search and rescue operation were launched last night.

Rescuers found a kayak and two abandoned cars in their search for three kayakers who went missing last night Credit: PA Wire

Police, fire crews and the RAF were drafted in to search for three kayakers who were reported missing late last night.

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