French tourist fatally injured in Ayia Napa while diving 

French tourist fatally injured in Ayia Napa while diving 

Nicosia, August 11, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency

A 27 year old tourist from France was fatally injured on Wednesday, after hitting a rock while diving at Nissi Beach, Ayia Napa, on the eastern coast of Cyprus.

According to the Police, the French tourist was gravely injured in the head, at around 7.00pm local time (4.00pm GMT), in his attempt to jump into the sea from a rocky outcrop, off the popular beach.

He was brought ashore by a speed boat, where lifeguards offered emergency first aid and later he was transferred to the Famagusta General Hospital. His death was announced at around 7.10pm.

A post mortem is expected to shed more light on the exact cause of death.

Source: Cyprus News Agency