Thailand's 'Indiana Jones divers' livelihoods in danger

Government plans to relocate a community threatens to destroy the business of a Thai treasure-hunting family.

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    They have been called Thailand’s "Indiana Jones divers".

    They scour the bottom of the main river running through Bangkok, looking for valuables that were lost or thrown into the water over the centuries.

    But now their livelihoods are in danger.

    Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler reports from Bangkok.


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