Man drowns at Blue Lagoon

The Portuguese man was brought to shore by Emergency Response and Rescue Corps lifeguards but died in hospital

A 41-year old man from Portugal drowned at Blue Lagoon in Comino on Monday afternoon.

The man experienced difficulty while swimming at around 1pm, the police said in a statement.

He was brought to shore by Emergency Response and Rescue Corps lifeguards and taken to Gozo General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

A police investigation is ongoing.

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