Portuguese diver rescued by the AFM from rough seas at Dwejra

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Portuguese diver rescued by the AFM from rough seas at DwejraEarlier today the Armed Forces of Malta were involved in the rescue of a diver, off the coast of Dwejra, Gozo.

he Rescue Coordination Centre in Luqa, scrambled an Alouette III helicopter and a Search and Rescue (SAR) launch Melita II based in Gozo, to render assistance. The diver was spotted waving for help by the crew of Melita II after a search in the Dwejra area.

The Portuguese man, was provided first aid by an AFM rescue swimmer onboard Melita II and transferred to Mgarr harbour where an waiting ambulance took the patient to the Gozo General Hospital.

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