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Kiribati fishermen survive a month adrift in Pacific

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Two fishermen from Kiribati were rescued after surviving almost four weeks adrift in the Pacific, surviving on raw fish and rain water, a report said Wednesday. 

File photo of Tarawa atoll, capital of the vast archipelago nation of Kiribati. Two fishermen from Kiribati were rescued after surviving almost four weeks adrift in the Pacific, surviving on raw fish and rain water, a report said Wednesday.

American Samoa-based fishing vessel Pacific Princess picked up the pair almost 700 kilometres (435 miles) from their island home, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation reported.

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