The Malta Independent 17 June 2024, Monday
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73-year-old diver dies in Gozo

Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 19:20 Last update: about 8 years ago

A 73-year-old Danish diver lost his life in Gozo today.

The police were informed that their assistance was needed at Xatt l-Ahmar, Ghajnsielem, Gozo at 11 am.

Police went on site and through preliminary investigations, it seems the 73-year-old found himself in difficulty while diving. Members of the Civil Protection Department and the Armed Forces were asked to provide assistance and an intensive search began.

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Later on in the day, at 5.45 pm, the police were informed that the body was sighted around Armier.

A magisterial inquiry has been called.

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