British vacationer drowns whereas swimming in sea off Greek island | EUROtoday

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A British vacationer has drowned whereas swimming within the sea off a Greek island, based on native experiences.

The sufferer, aged 76, had come to the remoted seashore on the Aegean island Kalymnos on a vacationer boat from Kos throughout scorching 25C sunshine.

Local experiences stated the unidentified man drowned in entrance of his spouse after struggling to get again on the boat.

Friends known as emergency companies and a staff of coastguards, police and divers in two boats pulled him from the water on April 16.

The man was taken by the coastguard to the port of Vathi the place he was pronounced lifeless at Kalymnos General Hospital, based on native information web site Palmoskalymnou.

The reason for the drowning stays unclear and investigations will probably be carried out by the Kalymnos Port Authority.

The island is barely round 70 miles from Marmaris in Turkey, the place final month a British pensioner additionally drowned.

The man, named in experiences as 73-year-old Denis Crawley, is assumed to have gotten into issue after leaping into the water throughout a sightseeing cruise.