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Coast Guard rescues 3 after boat starts sinking south of Charleston jetties

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three boaters early Saturday morning after their boat started sinking about five miles south of the Charleston jetties.

A call for help was placed at 7:10 a.m. after the boaters said their center console boat started taking on water through a hole in the transom.

All three declined medical attention. No injuries were reported.

The damaged boat was towed to Charleston.

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