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Man drowns off Fuerteventura beach 

A man is believed to have drowned whilst swimming in the ocean in Fuerteventura.

Other visitors enjoying Playa Esmerald in Pájara realised the man was in trouble and managed to get him out of the water.

However, he was found to be in cardiorespiratory arrest . The rescuers started resuscitation techniques and these were continued when emergency medics arrived on the scene and then in an ambulance. Sadly, the man could not be revived and was declared dead.

The tragedy happened in the late afternoon. The man’s age and nationality were not released by the emergency services.