Rescuers search for missing Japanese tourist - Tourism Indonesia


Saturday, February 9, 2008

Rescuers search for missing Japanese tourist

Rescuers aboard a ship and a helicopter continued to search for a Japanese touristwho was missing in Nusa Penida waters, Klungkung regency, Bali.

"Hiro Hiko Kubo, 66 years old, from Japan was reportedly missing while diving," Barokna, chief of the search and rescue team, said at Badung Strait, on Saturday.

The Japanese disappeared Friday at around 3p.m. local time, and the accident was reported to the rescue team at 7.30 p.m., he said.

Last July, the search and rescue team managed to rescue four German tourists whose boat has sunken after being hit by huge waves in Nusa Penida waters.

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