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3 missing hikers found safe in Pictou County

Three hikers who went missing in Pictou County this weekend have been found safe.

3 men went missing after leaving for hike Sunday afternoon

Three hikers who went missing in Pictou County this weekend have been found safe.

RCMP, ground search and rescue, and a canine unit combed the MacKinnon Lake area of Pictou County in search of the three missing hikers.

Three men, ages 22, 34 and 36, didn't return from a hiking trip Sunday afternoon. The trio was found at around 1 p.m. Monday.

The hikers were located approximately four kilometres southwest from where they were camping with their families over the long weekend.

All three are reported to be tired, wet and hungry, but otherwise in good health.

Pictou County District RCMP received the missing persons' report around 9 a.m. Monday.

The group was staying at a nearby boy scout camp

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