People swimming in the area hellped the two fishermen 

Two fishermen had a lucky esacape earlier today after their fishing boat sunk off the coast of Mijas Costa
The boat  which has been identified as the 5 meter long  ‘Marina Josefa’ sunk 300 meters from the Calaburra light house at about 11am
The Coastguard at Tarifa sent a rescue boat and helicopter afther they were alerted at approx 11.15 but by then the two crew members had made it to shore by themselves with the help of lbathers
The sinking is been investigated but at this time the reason it sunk is not known  
 
 

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