Coastguard helicopter scrambled to two children swept out to sea in Dymchurch

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A Coastguard helicopter from Lydd has been scrambled  to two children aged 9 and 12 who have been swept out to sea in Dymchurch.

A winchman was seen being lowered into sea a short while ago plucking the pair from the water.

Both children have been rescued and airlifted to safety.