The Malta Independent 11 December 2019, Wednesday

Elderly Frenchwoman grievously injured in Mellieha swimming incident

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 21:17 Last update: about 7 months ago

A woman was hospitalised with grievous injuries on Wedneday evening after she found herself in difficulty while swimming in Mellieha, the police said.

The accident took place in Triq il-Marfa, at around 6.15pm.

The 83-year-old Frenchwoman was taken ashore by people who noticed that she was in difficulty She was taken to Mater Dei Hospital by ambulance.

Duty Magistrate Monica Farrugia is conducting an inquiry. The police are also investigating the case. 

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