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Beachgoers warned as 3 drown in seas

THE seas of North Cyprus claimed the lives of three people this week while six others almost drowned.

Beachgoers warned as 3 drown in seas

Photo: Ayşe Bulut

THREE people drowned in rough seas this week and six others scrambled or were brought to safety after getting into difficulties – prompting a warning to beachgoers to take care and heed danger signals.

Yusuf İzzettin Işık, 64, was the week's first victim, losing his life while swimming in a beach in Çatalköy at about 9pm on Sunday.

The next day, Gazimağusa resident Ali Mücahit Sırmacı, 59, succumbed to high waves off one of the town's beaches, while companion Sadık Akmermer, 55, was rescued by lifeguards and taken to Gazimağusa State Hospital for treatment.

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