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Canadians lead dramatic rescue of U.S. police from edge of Niagara Falls

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Two park police officers await rescue on the Niagara River, near the brink of the Horseshoe Falls on June 18, 2011.

A Canadian helicopter pilot and a Niagara Parks police officer were part of a dramatic rescue that pulled two American cops from a boat stranded at the brink of Horseshoe Falls on Saturday.

The vessel in distress — a New York State Police jetboat — got lost in heavy fog on the Niagara River while out on another rescue mission, officials said.

Blinded by the fog and unable to determine how close they were to the edge, the two U.S. officers threw the boat’s anchor overboard and waited for help, police said.

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