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Updated: Young man lost at sea at L-Aħrax tal-Mellieħa found dead

This morning the Armed Forces and the Police continued searching for the 24-year-old man from Bangladesh who on Saturday went swimming in the area known as il-Ħofra, at L-Aħrax tal-Mellieħa, limits of Torri l-Abjad, but never emerged from the sea.

tvm.com.mt is informed that the young man was found dead two miles out of l-Ahrax tal-Mellieha. His body was recovered by a patrol boat of the Armed Forced on its way back to Marfa.

The two young men found themselves in difficulty and could not get back on land.  One of them, aged 21, also from Bangladesh, managed to get out of the sea and was taken to hospital for treatment, but the other young man did not manage.

A magisterial inquiry has been launched.

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