Monday, 26. January 2015
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Lifeguards in Borat's homeland in western Kazakhstan are handing out plastic bottles that beach-goers can clip to their swim wear to make body identification easier in case they drown.
Project organiser Oksana Kichigina, herself a lifeguard from Aktobe province, said: "We are fed up with dealing with cases of people that get drunk and then decide to go for a swim.
"Lifeguards often have to search for bodies for days and sometimes they are a mess when found, the bottles would speed up the process."
Seven people have drowned in Aktobe province alone since June 1, and another 30 were saved from the same fate – 80 percent of them "unbelievably drunk," according to rescuers.
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