Great Barrier Reef: British tourist dies while scuba diving
A British tourist has become the third person this week to die on Australia's Great Barrier Reef.
The 60-year-old man was scuba diving at Agincourt Reef in Far North Queensland when he was seen to be in trouble, tour operator Quicksilver said.
The tourist, a certified diver, was helped to the surface but could not be revived.
It comes after two French tourists died while snorkelling on the reef at Michaelmas Cay on Wednesday.
They are both believed to have suffered cardiac arrests.
'No regulator' Paramedics were alerted to the tragedy just after 12.30 local time (01:30 GMT) on Friday.... read more
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