"They were frozen to the bone, pale and wet. They thought nobody wouldfind them. We could see that the persons were happy to understand thateverything would be fine now," Gaitis Grins of the Latvian Coast Guard toldLNK.
The three Lithuanians- a 46-year-old man, his 22-year-old son and a20-year-old friend - were taken ashore, warmed up and given food. TheLatvian border guards said it took about an hour and a half before the threemen could speak.