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A pile of clothing remains in New York's Central Park after several teenagers were rescued when they fell through the ice into an off-limits pond Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, in New York. Police say the 15- and 16-year-olds were on the ice when it gave way. A nearby sign said, "Danger Thin Ice Keep Off." (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
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6 teenagers fall through ice into Central Park pond, rescued

A pile of clothing remains in New York's Central Park after several teenagers were rescued when they fell through the ice into an off-limits pond Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, in New York. Police say the 15- and 16-year-olds were on the ice when it gave way. A nearby sign said, "Danger Thin Ice Keep Off." (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Six teenagers have fallen through ice into an off-limits pond in New York’s Central Park but have been rescued.

It happened Monday evening at the southern end of the park.

Police say the 15- and 16-year-olds were on the ice when it gave way. A nearby sign said, “Danger Thin Ice Keep Off.”

Police and fire rescue units including divers responded. Two good Samaritans also helped pull the teens out of the freezing water.

A police spokesman says the teens are expected to be OK.

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