Rescued after 26 days

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  • Sunday, 23 Jan 2005

PORT BLAIR (India): A victim of last month's tsunamis was rescued after surviving alone for 26 days on a partially submerged island in India's Andaman and Nicobar archipelago, the Indian navy said yesterday. 

Michael Mangal, a Nicobarese tribesman who had been living on coconuts since the Dec 26 disaster, was spotted waving a cloth flag made from his clothes by a joint navy and civilian search and rescue team on Friday. – AFP  

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