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Tragedy in Gran Canaria as diver dies 

A diver has died in a tragic accident off the coast of Gran Canaria.

The man was aged 46 and was described as of foreign origin.

The tragedy happened off the coast of Mogán.

The 112 emergency control centre was told that a diver was unconscious at sea and needed medical assistance. He was rescued and taken by boat to Puerto de Mogán.

On arrival, Red Cross staff verified that he was in cardiorespiratory arrest and began to practise resuscitation. A doctor and a nurse from the health centre in the area assisted but he could not be revived and he was declared dead.

An investigation was opened.