Diver in critical condition after being rescued from Għajnsielem beach

Police investigations are ongoing  

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A man is in critical condition after he found himself in difficulty while diving off Ras il-Ħobż in Għajnsielem.

The police said they received a call for assistance at around 1:45pm on Wednesday morning, after the 53-year-old diver was taken to shore by people who were with him.

A medical team administered first aid to the diver, before he was rushed to the Gozo General Hospital, where he was certified as being in critical condition.

Police investigations are ongoing.