Mainland tourist missing while diving in Taiwan

Xinhua
A tourist from the Chinese mainland has gone missing while diving in Pingtung County in southern Taiwan on Wednesday.
Xinhua

A tourist from the Chinese mainland has gone missing while diving in Pingtung County in southern Taiwan on Wednesday, according to the mainland-based Association for Tourism Exchange across the Taiwan Strait and local authorities in Taiwan.

The tourist, surnamed Qiu, and his father visited Taiwan as individual tourists. He went diving with a Taiwan coach and a Taiwan tourist Wednesday morning. They were carried away by strong currents.

The coach was saved by locals on Wednesday evening. Rescue for the two missing tourists is underway.

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