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Woman rescued in late-night yacht drama

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Police in northeast Tasmania, Australia, say they faced difficult conditions to rescue a 56-year-old woman from a stricken yacht, which broke away from its anchor and started taking on water in high seas.

A rescue helicopter and boat were sent to the yacht and the woman was reached after police and local residents climbed down a cliff. Police praised local residents who helped with the rescue.

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