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Irish Tourist Drowns in Split Harbour

splitDivers have found the body of an Irish national in Split harbour this morning after an all night search…

Police in Split confirmed that a search begun for the Irish national at around 3am on Tuesday morning after an incident in Split’s main port, reports daily Slobodna Dalmacija.

It is unclear at the this stage how the Irish tourist ended up falling in the sea in the early hours of Tuesday, but some reports suggest he may have hit his head whilst falling from a boat.

A post-mortem will be done on the body and police are now at the scene.

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