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Toddlers pulled from surf at Pokai Bay

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Lifeguards rescued two toddlers from the surf at Pokai Bay Sunday afternoon.

The Emergency Medical Services Division reports that a 2-year-old boy and a 2-year-old girl nearly drowned in the waves, but were pulled out and taken to shore by lifeguards at about 1:30 p.m.

Lifeguards and paramedics treated the two children on shore and they went by ambulance to the hospital in serious condition.

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