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Two men travelling in a small boat in the North Sea have been rescued while a search for a third person has ended.
The Home Office said two Somali nationals were rescued and a dinghy recovered during a search off the Harwich coast in Essex on Monday.
A spokesperson said the rescued men were being processed within the immigration rules.
A spokesperson said: " While The Investigation into this incident continues, it is a reminder of the extreme dangers of crossing the Channel in small boats and the callous disregard For Life shown by The Criminal gangs. "
The government department added it remained " determined to do everything we can to prevent people dying in the Channel".
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) said a helicopter and a plane were involved in The Search .
It is understood RNLI lifeboats were launched from Harwich, Frinton and Walton to help in The Search on Monday and again on Tuesday morning.