Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 17 September 2014

Man dies while diving in Lanzarote

A Foreign Office spokesman confirmed the death of a British national in Lanzarote
A Foreign Office spokesman confirmed the death of a British national in Lanzarote
The man is believed to have died while diving off Lanzarote
The man is believed to have died while diving off Lanzarote

A 60-year-old man has died while diving on holiday in the Canary Islands.

The man is believed to have been holidaying with his family in the resort of Puerto del Carmen in Lanzarote when the incident happened.

A Foreign Office spokesman said: "We can confirm the death of a British national in Lanzarote on May 4."

The spokesman said the Foreign Office was providing consular assistance to the family "at this difficult time".

There has been no official confirmation of the man's identity.

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