20-year-old snorkeler missing in Baħar iċ-Ċagħaq

A 20-year-old snorkeler has gone missing in Baħar iċ-Ċagħaq.

A police spokesperson told Newsbook.com.mt that the alarm was raised at about 8.45 pm. The youth who resides in Paola was swimming with a 38-year-old man from Ħal-Qormi. Although the latter surfaced, the youth was nowhere to be seen.

At least one patrol boat and one helicopter of the Armed Forces of Malta are helping out with the search. A number of police officers are also on-site.

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