Lost Scuba Divers Survive Deadly Dragon, Currents on Remote Island
All five Europeans who vanished while scuba diving in treacherous waters off eastern Indonesia were found alive Saturday on a remote island, police and family members said.
The divers — three from Britain and one each from France and Sweden — were rescued after battling a komodo dragon during the 36 hours they were stranded on a remote island reserve for the deadly reptiles, AFP reports. They became stranded after getting caught in strong currents.
All five were found following a massive sea search in the area where they were last seen Thursday plunging into the water from their wooden boat, said Lt. Col. Buce Helo, a local police chief.