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Tragedy as scuba diver dies at Gozo beauty spot

A scuba diver has died after getting into difficulties at a popular diving spot off Gozo.

The 56-year-old Swiss man was diving at Dwejra on Wednesday morning when he got into difficulties.

Police said the man lived in Marsalforn and was diving with two friends when he found himself in trouble.

Emergency services were called at around 11.30am but he was certified dead at the scene

Dwejra was recently named the best diving spot in Europe with a a number of underwater attractions including the former Azure Window, the Blue Hole and the Inland Sea.

Read more: Why Gozo’s Blue Hole Is A True Diving Paradise