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Japanese divers thank rescue teams

Thursday, Feb 20, 2014 - 00:52

Feb. 20 - A group of Japanese divers who survived after being stranded off the coast of Bali for three days speak to media. Julie Noce reports.

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Four Japanese scuba divers who survived after being swept out to sea for three days while diving off the coast of Bali spoke to media Thursday. (SOUNDBITE) (Japanese) A SCUBA DIVER SURVIVOR YAMAMOTO EMI SAYING: "I would like to thank everyone who was involved in our rescue and to apologise to all for being the cause of so much worry and concern." Last Friday, a group of seven experienced scuba divers from Japan went missing off the coast of Bali. After a major search and rescue effort, five of the seven divers were found on Monday, clinging to a rock some 20 kilometers from the area where they went missing. The women were brought to hospital and treated for severe sunburn, abrasions, and dehydration. The body of one member was found on Tuesday. The final member of the dive team is still missing.

Japanese divers thank rescue teams

Thursday, Feb 20, 2014 - 00:52

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