Diver dies off Mġarr ix-Xini

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

A 35-year-old female diver tragically lost her life on Saturday morning.

A police spokesperson told this newsroom that the woman from Victoria was diving with another person off Mġarr ix-Xini, Gozo.

The assistance of the Armed Forces of Malta was requested after the diver found herself in difficulty while diving. A patrol boat was deployed. The victim was brought in dead at around 10.30am.

Magistrate Bridget Sultana is leading the magisterial inquiry.

The police are investigating the case.