Australian police have hope of finding British tourist and friend alive

Police searching for a British tourist and his friend missing from a beach in Australia say they still have hope of finding the two men alive.

A rescue operation was launched on Monday after items belonging to 20-year-old Englishman Hugo Palmer and his friend Erwan Ferrieux, also 20, were discovered at Shelly Beach, near Port Macquarie on the New South Wales coast north of Sydney.

Walkers found their belongings at about 6.30am (7.30pm GMT Sunday), and police later...
source: Reading Chronicle

2019-02-20 03:29
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