Divers discover a man who survived for three days underwater without food or water in an air bubble of a sunken tugboat
A Nigerian man survived underwater for three days inside a shipwreck air bubble before being discovered by divers.
In amazing video footage that can be seen below, two divers stumble across a crewmember still alive after three days under sea without any food or water.
The divers were performing a body retrieval mission on board the sunken Jascon 4 in May when they discovered Harrison Okene, 29.
Mr Okene was a cook on board the ship and the only surviving member of the 12-man crew.
“I was there in the water in total darkness just thinking it’s the end.”
“I kept thinking the water was going to fill up the room but it did not. I was so hungry but mostly so, so thirsty. The salt water took the skin off my tongue,” he told the Mirror.
Mr Okene had to spend 60 hours in a decompression chamber after the ordeal until his body pressure returned to normal.
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