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Five clam diggers rescued after getting stranded in the Nanaimo River Estuary

By Dan Marshall
January 9, 2017 - 11:56am Updated: January 9, 2017 - 1:03pm

NANAIMO — Five people out clamming were stranded and then rescued late Sunday night in the Nanaimo River Estuary.

Two vessels from Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue in Nanaimo were called out around midnight, as well as a Coast Guard hovercraft from Vancouver.