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EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (CBS/AP) — Cellphone video shows people forming a human chain to rescue swimmers from rip currents in North Carolina.

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The video Shane Gentry provided to news outlets shows beachgoers in Emerald Isle lined up arm-in-arm and attempting to pull people from the rough water on Wednesday. Gentry says “it was nuts. I’ve never seen anything like it.”

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Officials say a 41-year-old man drowned.

It’s unclear how many others were saved.

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The town says in the tweet that people should stay out of the ocean as the dangerous conditions continue.

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