Trapped man survives sunken ship trauma

Divers find man alive in sunken tugboat three days after being trapped in freezing water without food.

    A man who was trapped for three days under the Atlantic Ocean has survived.

    The tugboat he was sailing on capsized off the coast of Nigeria, killing all of his fellow crew members.

    Divers sent to the scene were looking only for bodies, but discovered hungry and terrified Harrison Odjegba Okene in freezing water.

    Al Jazeera's Caitlin McGee reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'Money can't buy us': Mapping Canada's oil pipeline battle

    'Money can't buy us': Mapping Canada's oil pipeline battle

    We travel more than 2,000km and visit communities along the route of the oil pipeline that cuts across Indigenous land.

    Women under ISIL: The wives

    Women under ISIL: The wives

    Women married to ISIL fighters share accounts of being made to watch executions and strap explosives to other women.

    Diplomats for sale: How an ambassadorship was bought and lost

    Diplomats for sale: How an ambassadorship was bought and lost

    The story of Ali Reza Monfared, the Iranian who tried to buy diplomatic immunity after embezzling millions of dollars.