Elderly man died by drowning at Heraklion

An eldery man (aged 85) died by drowning at Heraklion on Saturday afternoon.

Incident occurred at the sea area of Kato Gouves.

Other swimmers got him out of the sea and he was immediately transferred to Venizelion General Hospital of Heraklion, but it was already too late for him.

The local Coast Guard Dept. conducts a preliminary investigation for the exact causes of his death.

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