Two Japanese divers still missing: Bali police

Two Japanese divers still missing: Bali police

Photo document of Indonesian SAR officer and one of five fishermen evacuate Japanese tourists who survived after being lost while diving on the island of Nusa Lembongan, upon arrival at Semawang Beach, Sanur, Bali, on Monday (17/2).(ANTARA/Nyoman Budhiana)

Five survivors are being hospitalized."
Denpasar (ANTARA News) - Two Japanese divers remain missing as of Tuesday afternoon while five others have been found alive and sent to a local hospital, Bali Provinces Police Chief Inspector General Albertus Julius Benny Mokalu.

Rescuers continued their efforts to search the missing tourists who took a diving session in Nusa Penida water of Klungkung area on February 14, he said here Tuesday.

"Five survivors are being hospitalized. They experienced dehydration and bruise after getting stranded in open water for too long," Albertus said.

One of the two missing tourists was a diving instructor, he said, adding that the accident happened due to bad weather though they had strictly followed safety procedures.

(Reporting by I Made Surya/translating and editing by Amie Fenia Arimbi/R013)

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