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Nearly 70 people aboard two cable cars left dangling above New York's East River are safe this morning.
Police responding to the incident last night mounted a daring midair rescue.
Passengers were plucked from the stranded cars using a diesel-powered rescue gondola capable of holding about ten people at a time.
There were no reported injuries.
At least a dozen of those stranded were school-age children or babies.
City officials say a power surge brought both cable cars to a halt at about 5:15 p.m.
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