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Diver dies following Scapa Flow incident

The 50-year-old was pronounced dead in hospital in Orkney.

The incident happened off the Orkney coast (Andrew Milligan/PA)
The incident happened off the Orkney coast (Andrew Milligan/PA)

A man has died following a diving incident near Orkney.

The alarm was raised for the 50-year-old in Scapa Flow at around 11.30am on Tuesday.

He was taken to Balfour Hospital in Kirkwall, where he was pronounced dead, Police Scotland confirmed.

A force spokesman said: “A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal in due course.”

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