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78-year-old man dies after finding himself in difficulty while diving in Zurrieq
Oh no!

Caroline Curmi

A 78-year-old Polish man has died after encountering difficulties while out on a dive this morning in Zurrieq.

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Believed to have occurred around 10am, a Red Cross life saver jumped into the water and dragged the diver ashore where CPR was administered until the ambulance arrived.

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Unfortunately the man was certified dead upon arrival at Mater Dei.

The locality is an infamous diving zone hosting the Um El Faroud shipwreck

Our condolences to this man's friends & family.

6th July 2020


Caroline Curmi
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Caroline Curmi
When she’s not having a quarter-life crisis, Caroline is either drawing in a café, frittering her salary on sushi or swearing at traffic in full-on Gozitan. There is also the occasional daytime drink somewhere in the equation. Or two. A creative must be allowed at least one vice.

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