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Lost hikers located – Middle River

At 8:42 p.m. on August 11, 2018 Victoria County RCMP received a call from two hikers indicating they had become lost on the Gairloch Mountain in Middle River.

A 26-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman had gone for a hike and had become lost. Cape Breton, Cheticamp and Inverness Ground Search and Rescue teams along with RCMP Police Dog Services attended the scene to assist with the search efforts.

Due to the rough terrain, the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) was engaged in search efforts and attended the scene.

The pair were located this morning by the JRCC helicopter at 7:30 a.m. Both were medically assessed at the scene before being airlifted to Cape Breton Regional Hospital as a precautionary measure.

Victoria County RCMP would like to thank our partners for bringing this search to a successful conclusion.

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Source : Media Release

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