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Police and divers spent months working to convict the ‘submarine killer’. His story is not the one worth telling

Police and divers spent months working to convict the ‘submarine killer’. His story is not the one worth telling

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On 16 January 2018, more than five months after the man who murdered and dismembered journalist Kim Wall's body was arrested, authorities were finally able to charge him.In a case that had become known around the world as the "submarine murder", that charge was the result of a painstaking, dogged investigation by police in Denmark. Officers knew from the start they had the right suspect but faced a near impossible task to find what they hoped would provide the grim proof - Ms Wall's body parts sunken somewhere at the bottom of the waters of the Koge Bay. Image: Kim Wall was a talented journalist who had been on assignment when she was murdered After boarding the homemade submarine UC3 Nautilus on the evening of 10 August the previous ...
Divers recover ‘black box’ from jet that crashed into sea as first victim identified

Divers recover ‘black box’ from jet that crashed into sea as first victim identified

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Navy divers have recovered a "black box" from an Indonesian airliner which crashed into the Java Sea on Saturday with 62 people on board.TV pictures showed in inflatable boat carrying a large white container, which in turn was carrying the box. It was unclear whether it was the Boeing 737-500's flight data or cockpit voice recorder.The boxes were believed to be buried under sharp objects which needed to be removed first, Admiral Yudo Margono of the Indonesian navy said. They were thought to be about 75ft (23m) below the surface of the sea.A remotely-operated vehicle was sent to the location between Lancang and Laki islands, just north of the capital, Jakarta, and at least 160 divers were involved in the search. ...
Indonesian divers discover body parts and pieces of fuselage after plane crash

Indonesian divers discover body parts and pieces of fuselage after plane crash

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Divers in Indonesia have found body parts and wreckage of the Boeing 737-500 jet that crashed with 62 people on board.Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi said officials had launched massive search efforts after identifying "the possible location of the crash site" in the Java Sea. He confirmed that human body parts, pieces of clothing and scraps of metal were found between Lancang Island and Laki Island on Sunday morning.Air Chief Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto also said in a statement: "We received reports from the diver team that the visibility in the water is good and clear, allowing the discovery of some parts of the plane."We are sure that is the point where the plane crashed," he said, adding the objects found included broken pieces of fuselage with aircraft registration parts. ...
New Zealand volcano: Divers deployed to find last two missing bodies

New Zealand volcano: Divers deployed to find last two missing bodies

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New Zealand police deployed divers to look for two bodies near White Island volcano, after six bodies were retrieved in a recovery operation. The volcano erupted on Monday with 47 people there. Eight people were missing on the island, presumed dead. Another eight have already been confirmed dead and around 20 remain in intensive care with severe burns. The retrieval on Friday was launched despite the risk of another eruption. The search for the two remaining bodies will continue on Saturday morning, police said. The recovery of the bodies from White Island, also known by its Maori name of Whakaari, was delayed over safety concerns for the members of any search operation.Speaking to reporters after the bodies were retrieved, Prime...
Boys rescued from Thai cave 'overwhelmed' when divers first arrived

Boys rescued from Thai cave 'overwhelmed' when divers first arrived

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Sitting on an ornate carpet in a Thailand temple on Wednesday, a golden Buddha staring over their shoulders, the 12 young soccer players and their coach beamed with smiles and spoke of the uncertainty they faced while trapped in a flooded jungle cave — and the lessons they learned. In an exclusive interview with ABC News, the members of the Wild Boars soccer team reunited, eager to thank the world for the outpouring of love and support that went into rescuing them from a harrowing subterranean ordeal — many details of which they shared publicly for the first time. "We learned about love by receiving love from everyone," said one of the boys, Adul Samon, 14. Watch the full interview with the rescued Thai boys and their soccer coach on "World News Tonight" at 6:30 p.m. (ET)...