Search resumes for diver missing off coast of Spain

SEA SEARCH: Salvamento Maritimo, Spain's maritime rescue service. Photo credit: Twitter / @salvamentogob

EMERGENCY services are searching for a diver missing off the coast of southern Spain since last night (Tuesday).

The 40-year-old diver was reported missing off the Getares beach in Algeciras in the Cadiz province of Andalucia.

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Salvamento Maritimo, Spain’s maritime rescue service, has said that their Helimer 205 helicopter and Marina Denébola boat are conducting a coordinated search of the area.

More to follow…

The incident comes just weeks after diver 23-year-old Fidel Jimenez Marín went missing during a fishing trip.

Fidel disappeared on Sunday, July 22 while spearfishing with friends. He had recently relocated to Cadiz from Velez-Malaga.

His body was recovered from the sea near Barbate.

Body of missing 23-year-old spear diver found in Spain


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