Seven Japanese divers missing in Indonesia
JAKARTA (AFP) - Seven Japanese tourists were missing after leaving for a scuba diving trip in waters off the Indonesian island of Bali, police said on Saturday.
The group disappeared after heading out on a speedboat to Nusa Lembongan, a small island off the southeast coast of the popular resort isle, Bali police spokesman Hariadi said.
"Seven Japanese tourists went missing after a diving activity in the area on Friday," he said.
"We have sent out rescue boats and a helicopter this morning to comb the beaches and surrounding areas to look for them as well as their speedboat. So far, we have found nothing," he added.