The Malta Independent 17 June 2024, Monday
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Updated: Diver dies in Gozo

Sunday, 26 July 2020, 12:17 Last update: about 5 years ago

A 53-year-old Austrian diver lost his life after finding himself in difficulty at sea in Xatt' l-Ahmar, Ghajnsielem, Gozo.

The police were informed of the need for assistance at 11am on Sunday, and police officers, Civil Protection Department officials and a Gozo General Hospital medical team went on site.

When arriving, the teams found the diver on land, after he was pulled ashore by others who were with him. He was given medical aid, but died soon after.


Magistrate Simone Grech is leading a magisterial inquiry, and a number of experts have been appointed.

Police investigations are ongoing.



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