Man dies after swimming in Gozo

A German national who found himself in difficulty while swimming, lost his life. The man was swimming at Għar Qawqla, Marsalforn.

A spokesman for the Police confirmed the incident, saying that the police was informed about a man who was seen climbing the rocks and shouting for help by eyewitnesses on site. The incident happened on Sunday at around 1pm.

The duty magistrate was informed about the demise of the man at around 8pm on Sunday by the hospital. The police spokesman confirmed it had been informed by the hospital.