Man drowns in Dwejra

    Updated 09:12 AM
    Beppe Galea

    Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

    A 60-year-old man has drowned in the sea off Dwejra on Sunday afternoon.

    The police were informed that a person had found themselves in difficulty while swimming at around 5.15pm. A police constable and other persons who were on site pulled him ashore and gave him first aid.

    An ambulance was sent from the Gozo General Hospital, but the man, a Msida resident, was certified dead on site.

    District police are investigating the incident, and duty magistrate Simone Grech is leading an inquiry.