27-year-old Paola man dies in Dwe­jra div­ing in­ci­dent

Malta Independent - - NEWS -

A 27-year-old diver from Paola lost his life in a div­ing ac­ci­dent in Dwe­jra yes­ter­day af­ter­noon. The in­ci­dent took place at around 4.50pm.

The po­lice said the man had found him­self in dif­fi­culty while div­ing in the area.

The man was given first aid by two other divers who had been ac­com­pa­ny­ing him and was brought ashore on an in­flat­able boat. He was then taken to the Gozo Gen­eral Hospi­tal where he was pro­nounced dead.

The Armed Forces of Malta and the Civil Pro­tec­tion Depart­ment were in­volved in the op­er­a­tion.

Mag­is­trate Paul Cop­pini is lead­ing an in­quiry.

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