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Scapa Flow: Bodies of missing divers found in Orkney

The bodies of two missing divers have been found in Scapa Flow in Orkney.

They are believed to be the bodies of two Dutch nationals who were diving on a wreck in the area at the end of last month.

A major air and sea search had been launched when two divers failed to surface from a dive on the wreck of the German warship Brummer in Scapa Flow.

Despite the extensive search, lasting two days, no trace of the men had been found.

Two bodies have now been located close to the wreck by local divers.

A specialist police diving team is now on the way to Orkney to attempt to recover the bodies.

Scapa Flow is popular with divers due to the scuttled German Fleet.

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