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Rower rescued

AN AUSTRALIAN navy frigate was diverted to rescue a badly-injured British rower in the Indian Ocean as huge waves and gale-force winds battered his boat.

Mike Noel-Smith was knocked unconscious and badly concussed after hitting his head against his boat’s side. He and Rob Abernethy have rowed 44 days in an attempt to cross 4,000 miles of ocean.

 
 
 

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