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- Five teenage schoolboys were airlifted to hospital suffering from suspected hypothermia as temperatures plunged close to freezing point in Hong Kong Thursday. A rescue helicopter picked up the boys who had been hiking in Hong Kong's rural New Territories where temperatures fell to six degrees Celsius, and lower in some places, on the coldest day of the winter so far.