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Tribals rescued in Nicobar 15 days after tsunami

The tribals escaped the giant tidal waves in the remote Little Nicobar island, clutching to trees and living on just green coconut water for a fortnight.
PTI | By Press Trust of India, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2005 01:34 AM IST

After they were written off from the list of survivors, 11 tribals escaped the giant tidal waves in the remote Little Nicobar island, clutching to trees and living on just green coconut water for a fortnight before they were rescued today by a group of intrepid security men.

A group of police and CRPF personnel, led by ACP in Delhi's Tilak Nagar locality Omvir Singh Vishnoi, located the Nicobarese tribals alive behind a tree at village Lunur of Nicobar Island at the southernmost tip of India, Vishnoi told

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