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Video Shows Miraculous Fisherman Rescue

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A shocking story of survival as a Nigerian fisherman is rescued after being trapped inside a sunken ship for three days.

New video shows the miraculous moment a South African rescue crew found Harrison Okene alive. He was nearly 100 feet underwater in the Atlantic Ocean.

Video shows him as he is reaching out his hand and touching one of the team divers, letting him know he is alive.

Crews can be heard yelling, "He's alive, he's alive."

The just-released video is from back in May, when the ship that Okene served on capsized off the coast of Nigeria while towing a Chevron oil tanker.

He was one of twelve men onboard the ship and the only known survivor.

Okene says that he was trapped and in total darkness. While he could not see, he could sense and smell the dead bodies of his crew nearby.

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