• Kyodo


A U.S. tourist at a popular snorkeling spot in Hawaii used artificial resuscitation to save a 62-year-old Japanese swimmer after she nearly drowned Monday morning, lifeguards in Hawaii said Wednesday.

The tourist, who happened to be a nurse, noticed the Japanese woman was in trouble while they snorkeled in Hanauma Bay on the island of Oahu, said Edmund Pestana of the Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services department in Honolulu.

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