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The RNLI is warning people of the dangers of the coast after more than twenty people were rescued from one bathing spot in one day.
RNLI lifeguards at Croyde beach rescued 24 people after bathers and bodyboarders were caught in strong rip currents. The casualties, including children, were dragged away from the beach and unable to make it back to shore in the conditions.
RNLI lifeguards carried out several rescues throughout the day (Tuesday July 24th) as people struggled.
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The RNLI has issued a major warning to beach-goers after a series of sea rescues.