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Foreign tourists have drowned in Africa

April 14 2008

As a result of the disaster pleasure craft three foreign tourists were drowned in South Africa. According to preliminary data, two tourists from the U.S., one - from Norway.

The tragedy occurred at the settlement Haansbaay near the southern tip of Africa - Cape Agulhas.

According to preliminary reports, two tourists from the U.S. and one from Norway died when a strong wave enveloped and turned the ship on which they were.

This vessel was designed to observe great white sharks in their natural environment: they are equipped with special cells with metal bars, in which visitors can dive safely and approaching predators.

At this time tourists, extreme bad luck. High wave overturned their sudenyshno, while South Africa has already begun the autumn, and the water temperature in coastal waters of the ocean is less than plus 12 degrees Celsius.

In such cold water, the average person can survive a few minutes. To help people, but they left out was 19, rushed to nearby ships, but could not save all, according to Look.

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