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Man Drowns On Snorkelling Trip

A 70-year-old man drowned off West Bay Street yesterday morning.

According to police, the incident occurred around 11:00 a.m. when the man, who was on a snorkelling trip with a group of people, was found unresponsive.

The man was later examined by EMS Personnel but was pronounced dead.

An autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death, police said.

Meantime, two men who drowned in Andros were pulled from waters on Monday, police said.

A team of police and defence force officers received reports of two bodies floating in waters and went to an area 12 miles off Morgan’s Bluff, Andros.

There, they found the Caucasian men’s bodies.

Divers retrieved their bodies and took them to New Providence on a defence force vessel.

A medical practitioner pronounced them dead.

Police are investigating the matter.

Meantime, police are looking for a teen girl who vanished last Thursday.

Pride Estates resident, Anishka Brown, 17, went missing in the Penny Savings Bank Lane area.

She was wearing blue jeans and a white T-shirt at the time.

Anyone who knows where she is should contact the nearest police station.

Written by Jones Bahamas

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