Turkish divers "rescue" blow-up sex doll from sea

ISTANBUL Sun Sep 23, 2012 2:38pm EDT

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ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish rescue workers retrieved an inflatable sex doll from the Black Sea after police were notified by panicked residents who mistook it for a woman's body floating offshore, Milliyet newspaper reported on Sunday.

Police cordoned off a wide stretch of beach in northern Samsun province and sent a team of divers into the water to rescue what appeared to be a drowning woman, it said.

The team quickly discovered it was in fact a blow-up doll, which they deflated before throwing in the garbage, the daily said.

It was not clear where the blow-up doll had came from. The Black Sea is a key tourism destination for Turks and also sees busy international maritime shipping traffic.

(Reporting By Ayla Jean Yackley; Editing by Sophie Hares)

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TheDeuceman wrote:
Maybe she fell out of an airliner…or perhaps a bit of detritus left over from the Costa Concordia fiasco. When the Captain finally announced Abandoned Ship, her owner probably threw her out of a portal intending to join up with her later. I’ll bet he has been beside himself ever since.

Darrow…for the Prosecution

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