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Man Rescued from Sea by Harpa

By Larissa Kyzer

Photo: Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre, Facebook.

A man was rescued from the sea near Harpa concert hall in Reykjavík on Saturday night, RÚV reports.

Police received a tip about an accident around Harpa just before 10pm on Saturday night. Less than 15 minutes later, around a dozen officers and firefighters arrived on the scene with a cherry picker, firetruck, and ambulance. The man was floating unconscious near the stone seawall when he was rescued.

Although suffering from cold after his ordeal, the man was conscious when he was transported to the hospital. No further information was provided about his condition or the accident itself.

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