French tourist drowns while swimming in Malta, another remains missing

Posted on August 11, 2013 • Filed under: Mediterranean, Tourist Drowned, Tourist Missing

According to, a 53-year-old French tourist was drowned and a 17-year-old French girl went missing Saturday in rough seas off Gozo, the second largest island in Malta, local media reports on Sunday. People on the scene raised the alarm at about 4:45 p.m. local time (1445 GMT) on Saturday. But rescue efforts were unsuccessful due to strong wind and high waves. Read article

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