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UPDATED – Five rescued from sinking fishing boat off Cape Sable Island

Five people were rescued from a sinking fishing vessel off Clark’s Harbour on Thursday evening. The canadian coast guardreceived a call at about 7:30 p.m. that the vessel was taking on water. The five people managed to get aboard a second fishing vessel, which took them to shore at nearby West Head on Cape Sable Island. A coast guard vessel escorted the second fishing vessel to shore. “Everybody’s safe on shore now,” said coast guard spokesman Steve Bornais.  Read the article here 11:46