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Can the authorities ever put a stop to 'tombstoning'?

Spike in incidents in summer months

Can the authorities ever put a stop to 'tombstoning'?

Or will people - especially children in the school holidays - always pursue the adventure, thrill, and danger of jumping into the sea?

It's thought there's a spike in incidents around the Island's cliffs and coastlines during the summer months, with children off school.

An incident last weekend resulted in three youths clinging to the cliffs at Marine Drive, who then had to be rescued by Douglas Coastguard and the lifeboat.

Mike MacDonald is the Coastguard's ports operations officer:

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