A 20 year old Colombian man who found himself in difficulty after falling into the sea was rescued by members of the Civil protection AFM. He was slightly injured. The case took place at 4pm, in the area of l-Aħrax tal-Mellieħa.
It appears that the man could not get back onto the rocks and was rescued by a Civil Protection Department dinghy and was taken to Mellieha bay where a medical team were waiting to assist him. He was taken to Mater Dei for observation.