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Missing Bali divers found alive

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 00:42

Feb. 18 - Five Japanese divers found alive by rescue teams in Bali province but search continues for two more still missing. Paul Chapman reports.

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Five of the seven Japanese divers missing for three days were found alive by Indonesian rescue teams searching the sea around Bali. One was airlifted to hospital from the scene. The other four were taken by ambulance to another hospital in Denpasar. Rescue workers said they were found by a cliff at Manta Point near Nusa Penida. (SOUNDBITE)(Bahasa Indonesia) MADE PUTRA, RESCUE WORKER, SAYING: "We tried to evacuate them for about two and a half hours. We had to climb the cliff and the waves were quite big." The search continues for the remaining two divers still missing on Tuesday. The all-female group was reported missing on February 14th when they failed to surface after an hour.

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Missing Bali divers found alive

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 00:42