Man survives for days in underwater air pocket without food or water

Credit: CBS News- Published on August 14, 2020
Newly-released video shows how a man survived for three days, nearly 100 feet under the surface, in an underwater wreckage, thanks to an air pocket, after his tugboat capsized off the coast of Nigeria. Gayle King reports.

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Published on August 17, 2020 -  01:45
Watch: IAF chopper rescues man stuck in heavy flow of water at Chhattisgarh’s dam
Indian Air Force carried out a rescue operation at Khutaghat Dam in Chhattisgarh’s Bilaspur. A man was stuck in a heavy flow of water at the Khutaghat Dam. The man was seen holding on to a tree to save himself. IAF chopper Mi-17 airlifted him safely in the early hours of August 17. Due to heavy flow in the dam, Bilaspur Police requested IAF to intervene. They tweeted, “Big Salute to Indian Air force for launching rescue operation on our request in such adverse weather condition. Applause for Bilaspur police, admn, sdrf, ntpc, secl, local public who kept on trying to rescue him thruout last night, and kept hope alive in him.” Watch the full video for more details.

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