SAR Team Evacuates Dead Body of Slovenian Tourist


A search and rescue team from the Denpasar agency has evacuated the body of Slovenian tourist Alexander who died after he was swept away high waves in Sawangan beach, South Kuta, Badung district.

The member of the SAR Denpasar agency Amtarama said here his team initially received a report from someone who was fishing in the beach and saw the body of the victim.

“Shortly after receiving the report, the SAR team began its search efforts,” he said.

The SAR team, who began its search four days ago, had to search from the south coast near Mulia Hotel.

SAR officers began to evacuate the body since at 08.00 a.m Central Indonesia Time (WITA) and took it to the beach.

The body of the dead tourist was found floating 20 minutes later in the area within one mile from the site of accident or around Geger temple.

The evacuation process went smoothly because waves at that time were not too big.

The body of the victim then was taken to the Sanglah Center Hospital in Denpasar to be examined further.

Previously, Alexander was traveling with his friend Ananda Mirsik on the beach near Nikko Hotel, but he was suddenly swept by high waves into the sea and disappeared.

The beach security officer, who received the report about the incident conducted search for the body of the victim  with team members from the SAR Denpasar agency, SAR from the Bali Police, Bali Beach Lifeguards (Balawista) and Bali Disaster Mitigation Agency.

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